Bunker Hill Monument

Bunker Hill Monument (HMBUX)

Location: Boston, MA 02129 Suffolk County
Buy Massachusetts State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 42° 22.578', W 71° 3.641'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
"Don't fire ?til you see the whites of their eyes."

The Battle of Bunker Hill, fought here on Breed's Hill, June 17, 1775, was the first major military confrontation of the Revolutionary War. Although the British won the battle - at a terrible cost - it was a great moral victory for the Patriots, who prayed that they would and could stand up against the British regulars. This monument of Quincy granite, built between 1825 and 1843, stands today as a memorial to the courage, purpose, and sacrifice of those Patriots of 1775 whose actions here rallied the Colonies and prompted General Washington to declare "The liberties of our country are safe."
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 12:13am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330344 N 4693614
Decimal Degrees42.37630000, -71.06068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.578', W 71° 3.641'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 34.68" N, 71° 3' 38.46" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)617, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Freedom Trail, Boston MA 02129, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. What year was the marker erected?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?