Statue of John Kelley, by Hanlon Sculpture

We have done it!

A larger-than-life statue of John Kelley has been unveiled and overlooks downtown Mystic from the parklet on Baptist Hill, near Mystic Pizza.  The statue was skillfully crafted and installed for us by Hanlon Sculpture Studio.


Watch the dedication ceremony: 
– Full video
– Condensed video
 Photos from dedication event (via Hanlon Sculpture Studio)


This could not have been accomplished if it weren’t for the generosity and dedication of those in the community, including:

  • Amby Burfot and Christina Negron
  • Bill and Charles Rodgers
  • Bill, Natalie, and Jeff Billing
  • Boston Athletic Association
  • Cindy and Phil Garland
  • Daniella Duke and Jeff Brown
  • Edward Fernandez
  • Elizabeth, George, Alex, and Julia Adrian
  • Glenn and Rick Davies
  • Hanlon Sculpture Studio
  • Hartford Marathon Foundation
  • Jack Fultz and Jan Ross
  • James Suarez
  • Jane Lassen Bobruff and Neal Bobruff
  • John Valentine
  • Julia Chase-Brand and George Brand
  • Lisa Brownell and Steve Fagin
  • Manchester Road Race
  • Mary and Roger Camire
  • Morgan and Mary Martin
  • Mystic Irish Parade Foundation
  • Mystic Pizza
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Scrapbook Cove
  • St. Edmund’s Retreat
  • Stephen Sergent
  • Steve Lamb
  • Steven and Elizabeth deCastro
  • Susan Hurley and Charity Teams
  • Ted Charles Lovendosky
  • Todd and Patti Brown
  • Westerly Track and Athletic Club