The Parker House

The Parker House (HMC58)

Location: Boston, MA 02108 Suffolk County
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N 42° 21.466', W 71° 3.594'

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One of Boston's luxury hotels, opened by innovative hosteller Harvey Parker, the Parker House has been operating on this site since 1856. Parker introduced the European Plan, started the practice of scrod, the fresh white fish catch of the day. The fabled Parker House Roll and the Boston Cream Pie originated here.

Among the illustrious patrons of the Parker House were Charles Dickens, Ulysses S. Grant and John F. Kennedy. The members of The Saturday Club, a group of leading 19th century authors including Emerson, Lowell and Longfellow, gathered here.
HM NumberHMC58
Placed ByThe Bostonian Society
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Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330359 N 4691554
Decimal Degrees42.35776667, -71.05990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.466', W 71° 3.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 27.96" N, 71° 3' 35.64" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54-98 School St, Boston MA 02108, US
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