Ground Breaking Ceremony for Armenian Heritage Park
Thursday, September 9, 2010, 2:00 pm
Parcel 13 on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway, Boston, Massachusetts (Near Mercantile Wharf and Quincy Market)
Among the distinguished guests in attendance:
His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians
The Honorable Deval L. Patrick, Governor of Massachusetts
The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor of the City of Boston
Armenian Heritage Park is a gift from the Armenian-American community to the people of the Commonwealth and the City of Boston. Located on parcel 13 on the Greenway, the Park will preserve the linear progression of the open parkway.
Armenian Heritage Park will commemorate lives lost during the 1915 Armenian Genocide and all genocides that have followed and will celebrate the immigrant experience paying tribute to those who distinguished themselves in the arts, sciences, commerce and public service.
For further information, please visit www.ArmenianHeritagePark.net