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Mansion of Gov. Hutchinson

 
 
Mansion of Gov. Hutchinson Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Mansion of Gov. Hutchinson Marker
Thomas Hutchinson was the last royal governor of Massachusetts, and a frequent target for Colonial resentment of British authority. The mansion was ransacked on the night of August 26, 1765 in a protest against the Stamp Act.
Inscription.
Here stood the
mansion of
Governor
Thomas Hutchinson
built about 1687

This tablet
placed by the City of Boston
1930

 
Erected 1930 by City of Boston.
 
Location. 42° 21.852′ N, 71° 3.206′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Garden Court north of Princt Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Boston's North End. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garden Court Street (here, next to this marker); The Paul Revere House (within shouting distance of this marker); North Square Houses, 1715 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paul Revere House (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses Pierce-Hichborn House (within shouting distance of this marker); North Square (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paul Revere House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Stephen's Church (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Hutchinson. Biography
Marker on Garden Court Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker on Garden Court Street
This street has long been the home of gardens and governors. Across the street from the site of Hutchinson's mansion was the home of Governor "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald, grandfather of President John F. Kennedy.
of Gov. Hutchinson from The American Revolution Home Page. (Submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Marker in Boston's North End Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Marker in Boston's North End
The marker for the Mansion of Gov. Hutchinson is seen here on a building on the west side of Garden Court Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 916 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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