Charlestown, Massachusetts (Images of America Series)

Charlestown, Massachusetts (Images of America Series)

by Anthony Mitchell Sammarco
     
 

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Originally settled in 1629, Charlestown became well-known as the scene of the pivotal Revolutionary Battle of Bunker Hill, actually fought on Breed's Hill. Recovering from a devastating fire at the hands of the British soon after the battle, Charlestown went on to become a prosperous neighbor to Boston, eventually being annexed to the larger city in 1874. Today…  See more details below

Overview


Originally settled in 1629, Charlestown became well-known as the scene of the pivotal Revolutionary Battle of Bunker Hill, actually fought on Breed's Hill. Recovering from a devastating fire at the hands of the British soon after the battle, Charlestown went on to become a prosperous neighbor to Boston, eventually being annexed to the larger city in 1874. Today the city is enjoying a tremendous rebirth and the restoration of many of its important landmarks, such as the 1780 Warren Tavern.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738534626
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,097,741
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.34(d)

Meet the Author


Boston historian Anthony Mitchell Sammarco captures the spirit of this charming city in a compelling photographic history. His visual chronicle is both informative and entertaining.

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