Boston Common

Boston Common (HMC53)

Location: Boston, MA 02108 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.395', W 71° 3.735'

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In or about
the year of our Lord
One thousand six hundred
thirty and four
the then present inhabitants
of said Town of Boston of whom
the Honble John Winthrop Esqr
Govnr of the Colony was chiefe
did treate and agree with
Mr William Blackstone
for the purchase of his
Estate and rights in any
Lands lying within said
neck of Land called
after which purchase the
Town laid out a plan for
a trayning field which ever
since and now is used for
that purpose and for
the feeding of cattell.

The deposition of John Odlin and others concerning
the sale of Blackstone land known as Boston Commons.
HM NumberHMC53
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 12:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330162 N 4691428
Decimal Degrees42.35658333, -71.06225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.395', W 71° 3.735'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 23.70" N, 71° 3' 44.10" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4501-4573 Freedom Trail, Boston MA 02108, US
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