Scores of homicide victims to be remembered at Garden of Peace ceremony
Scores of people who were gunned down, stabbed, strangled and otherwise taken away too early in their lives will be remembered in a ceremony in downtown Boston Thursday night where the names of victims will be placed at a memorial garden.
Sixty-six names will be added to the Garden of Peace, a memorial located on Beacon Hill not far from the State House.
The memorial includes the names of about 800 murder victims. Each year a ceremony is held in the fall when more names are added. Names of victims are carved into rocks that are then placed throughout the garden.
Thursday’s ceremony will include a candle light vigil and the reading of the names of the victims.
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