Bunkerhill Monument

Bunkerhill Monument Charlestown Massachusetts


Stock #: 25395
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Charlestown
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Tichnor Bros Inc.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill. It is 221 feet high and the top is reached by a spiral flight of stone steps. It contains 294 steps to reach the top. The building of Bunker Hill Monument was begun in 1825; the corner stone was laid by Lafayette; Daniel Webster delivered as oration at this ceremony; the work as completed on June 17, 1843. From the small windows at the top, a beautiful view of the scenery for many miles can be seen.

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