Tudor Wharves

Tudor Wharves (HM13J1)

Location: Boston, MA 02129 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 22.353', W 71° 3.483'

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In the 1830s, Frederick Tudor became known as Boston's Ice King. Since around 1805, he had ice cut from local ponds and shipped to far away places as Calcatta, Rio de Janeiro, the West Indies and the Far East. As his business grew, he did his most prosperous trading from Tudor Wharves (now known as Hoosac Pier).

Did you know? Tudor packed Baldwin apples with his ice, shipped both to distant ports, and made a profit on each cargo.

HM NumberHM13J1
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 1:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330551 N 4693192
Decimal Degrees42.37255000, -71.05805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.353', W 71° 3.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 21.18" N, 71° 3' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5501-5539 Freedom Trail, Boston MA 02129, US
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