A new monument honoring Harry Agganis has been placed in the West Lynn square that also bears his name. (Courtesy photo)
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West Lynn gets new stone monument to Harry Agganis

LYNN — A large piece of stone that once sat on the site of General Electric’s Factory of the Future has been converted into a monument honoring Harry Agganis and placed in the West Lynn square that bears his name.

Old Neighborhood Foods CEO Thomas Demakes noticed the stone, which had been moved to a location near Old Neighborhood’s Waterhill Street headquarters.

A longtime benefactor and trustee of the Agganis Foundation, Demakes arranged for a bronze plaque featuring photos of Agganis in his Red Sox and Boston University uniforms, with the following words:

"From humble beginnings on Waterhill Stre…

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