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Draper Memorial Park
Main St & Congress St, Milford, MA 01757
Located in the heart of Milford's downtown, between the police station and post office, this small area of open space isMore the final destination of the town's annual Memorial Day parade. A brass, equestrian statue of Gen. William F. Draper, a Civil War veteran, congressman and U.S. ambassador from the well-known Draper family, overlooks the park. There is also a World War I memorial, and lettering on the park's granite walls that honors Milford troops who served during World War II, and the Korean and Vietnam wars.
First Congregational Church
4 Congress St, Milford, MA 01757
A member of the United Church of Christ, this church was first erected in 268 years ago on Milford Common, also known asMore Draper Park. When the Draper family wanted to build a statue honoring its patriarch in 1819, the church moved to its current location, and was expanded. The church welcomed a new pastor, the Rev. Eric Quiney-Burnard, in August 2010.
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