PHOTO OF THE DAY: Soldiers Home For the Holidays

FRAMINGHAM – At the old Shoppers World in Framingham, 24 wooden soldiers stood guard during the holidays. In 1994, Shoppers World was demolished, and the 20-foot General disappeared forever, and many of the original soldiers were given away or sold.

But in the late 1990s, wooden soldiers re-appeared in Framingham, again. Now, the replica soldiers are placed throughout the community by Framingham Parks & Recreation annually.

Today, December 3, Framingham Parks & Recreation crews began placing the soldiers for the 2019 holiday season, but they are not finished.

Some are always placed in the same location, but each year, there are a few new locations where the soldiers appear.

Parks & Recreation will post clues to where they are located on their social media pages this month.

Photo courtesy of Framingham Parks & Recreation

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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