"The soldiers did fire without orders and killed five of his Majesty's good subjects...How fatal are the effects of posting a standing army among a free people!"
Samuel Adams' description of the Boston massacre and Paul Revere's engraving of the scene fueled public outrage, and helped arouse revolutionary fervor of colonists all over America.
Diagram showing where bodies fell, after a sketch by Paul Revere made at the time. (The Old State House is at the bottom.)
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|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:26pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 330595 N 4691664|
|Decimal Degrees||42.35880000, -71.05706667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 21.528', W 71° 3.424'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 21' 31.68" N, 71° 3' 25.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-15 Devonshire St, Boston MA 02109, US|
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