adjunct to the scenery.
The artistic laying out of the park was the work of much thought and careful consideration.
This was accomplished through the efforts of the City
Engineer, Ernest W. Bailey
The tower that surmounts the height was planned in his office.
The imposing beauty of this structure grows upon the observer, and has been highly praised by architectural experts.
The work of preparing suitable inscriptions for this tower was delegated to the Somerville Historical Society, which in turn turned it over to the Committee
on Historic Sites.
This committee consists of Messrs. J. O. Hayden
, Charles D. Elliot
, and Luther B. Pillsbury
The committee, after much study, decided upon the following inscriptions:—