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State House Boston Massachusetts
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Stock #: 10564
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Postmark: 1955
PM City: Boston
PM State: MA
Stamp: 2c
Size: 2.75" x 4.5" (7 x 11.5 cm)

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Located on Beacon Street at the head of Park Street, this magnificent edifice stands in all its glory. The Cornerstone of the ""Bulfinch"" front was laid on July 4, 1795 and the extension was built in 1889. The hill on which the State house so majestically stands, was originally called Tremount. Later it was changed to Sentry Hill when it was used as a look-out and after the erection of the Beacon in 1634-1635-it received the named of Beacon Hill