The statue of St. Joseph, which stood between the towers of St. Joseph's Church, survived the blaze. When the church was rebuilt in 1949, the statue of St. Joseph was buried in the parking lot of the church to bear witness to the future of the church.
Lafayette Street (Salem, Mass.); St. Joseph's Church (Salem, Mass.); Statuary
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