The headstone of Francis Moore, a Lynn man who participated in the Boston Tea Party, is located in Pine Grove Cemetery. (Courtesy Photo)
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Lynn man to be honored for taking part in Boston Tea Party

LYNN — Although he's not widely known like other patriots of his time, Lynn's own Francis Moore played an integral part in the Boston Tea Party. And he is buried right in Pine Grove Cemetery.  

Two hundred and forty-six years later, Moore will finally get recognition for his efforts during a ceremony at Pine Grove Cemetery on Thursday at 11 a.m., when a commemorative medal that declares him a Boston Tea Party participant will be placed on his gravestone. 

The event will also feature reenactors from the Dec. 16, 1773 protest, when more than 100 patriots dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor in response to what they felt were unjustified British taxes, which i…

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