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The Estuary Projects Installation: Andrea Foye & Christine Ricketts

  • Reed Street and East Lenox Street Roxbury, MA (map)

Remembering the apocalypse and re-imagining the new world. A 10 part installation series anchored in Roxbury, MA.

On Monday, January 29th, 1979 Andrea Foye (17) and Christine Ricketts (15) were found murdered on the corner of Reed Street and East Lenox Street in Roxbury, MA. These two young women are the first victims in a string of murders spanning 12 weeks.

Christine a recent dropout from Brookline High School was described by friends as shy, quiet girl with aspirations of helping people as a social worker.

Andrea, a cheerful seventeen year old, who spent some of her free time helping her grandparents when they were ill had also just left home. (as reported by Gayle Pollard, Carmen Fields, and Viola Osgood from the Boston Globe)