U.S. Custom House

U.S. Custom House (HM269P)

Location: Boston, MA 02109 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.556', W 71° 3.213'

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For more than 30 years the tallest building on the Boston skyline, the Custom House is a tangible reminder of the importance of the sea in the city's economy and history.
Here duties were collected and maritime business conducted as Boston clipper ships circled the world.

The 1847 Greek Revival structure with monolithic Quincy granite columns was designed by Ammi Burnham Young.
In 1915 it was surmounted by Peabody & Stearns' 495 foot Classical Revival-style tower.
HM NumberHM269P
Placed ByBoston Landmarks Commission, City of Boston, and The Bostonian Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 26th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330886 N 4691708
Decimal Degrees42.35926667, -71.05355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.556', W 71° 3.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 33.36" N, 71° 3' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)617
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Commercial Street, Boston MA 02109, US
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