It's not often that I come across a historic spot in Lynnfield that I haven't been to, but this Civil War training camp continues to elude me. I've been told , was located near present-day Green Street and the Holiday Inn on Route 1 over the Peabody line. Where this monument itself stands, I cannot say for sure.
A past "Then and Now" column on this website even had an old photo from the camp, which operated until soon before the start of the World War I era. Another time, an eBay report on this .
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