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Dorchester Heights Monument, Thomas Park, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

Dorchester Heights Monument, Thomas Park, Boston, Suffolk County, MA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Dorchester Heights Monument is part of the Boston National Historical Park, National Park Service. The monument commemorates the fortification of the Heights which forced the evacuation of the British troops from Boston on March 17, 1776. The event marked George Washington's first major victory of the Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1898 by the General Court of Massachusetts, the monument was designed by the architectural firm of Peabody and Stearns.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-343
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1963
Survey number: HABS MA-1171
Building/structure dates: 1898 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Peabody & Stearns
Washington, George
Burns, John A, field team
Lawrence, Jeanne C, field team
Alderson, Caroline R, field team
Cronenberger, Richard J, project manager
Graham, William J, field team
Marsh, David T, field team
Lowe, Jet, photographer
Dennett, Muessig & Associates, Limited, photographer
Taylor, Douglas R, delineator
Schiller, Angela J, delineator
Trumbull, Rebecca, delineator
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html