Captain Robert Keayne

Captain Robert Keayne (HMC5C)

Location: Boston, MA 02108 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.514', W 71° 3.463'

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Born in Windsor England 1595
Member of the Honourable Artillery
Company of London 1623

Devoted citizen of Boston
from 1635 to death in 1656

Liberal contributor for a town library for the maintenance of a free schoolmaster, for introducing pure water to Boston and for the foundation of Harvard College.

Founder of the first town house located where Old State House now stands.

Founder and first commander 1638 of the oldest military organization in America, the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, by whom this tablet is erected to mark the site of his house June 1, 1925.
HM NumberHMC5C
Year Placed1925
Placed ByAncient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330541 N 4691639
Decimal Degrees42.35856667, -71.05771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.514', W 71° 3.463'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 30.84" N, 71° 3' 27.78" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 51-99 Washington St, Boston MA 02108, US
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