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Charlestown
     

Charlestown

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 the

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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 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:
9781439615553
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Images of America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
51 MB
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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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