On these Heights

On these Heights (HMC5D)

Location: Boston, MA 02127 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 19.972', W 71° 2.745'

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On these heights,
during the night of March 4, 1776,
the American troops besieging Boston
built two redoubts
which made the harbor and town
untenable by the British fleet and garrison.
On March 17, the British fleet,
carrying 11,000 effective men
and 1,000 refugees
dropped down to Nantasket Roads
and thenceforth
Boston was free.
A strong British force had been expelled
from one of the united American Colonies.
HM NumberHMC5D
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 3:36pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 331458 N 4688761
Decimal Degrees42.33286667, -71.04575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 19.972', W 71° 2.745'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 19' 58.32" N, 71° 2' 44.70" W
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Area Code(s)508, 617, 774, 781, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 95 G St, Boston MA 02127, US
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