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Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Boston Public Latin School

 
 
Boston Public Latin School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Boston Public Latin School Marker
Inscription.
On this spot stood the
First House
erected for the use of the
Boston Public Latin School.
This School has been constantly
Maintained since it was Established
by the following Vote of the town:
At a General meeting upon Public Notice
it was agreed upon that our Brother
Philemon Pormort
shall be entreated to become
Schoolmaster for the teaching
and nurturing of Children with us
April 13, 1635

 
Location. 42° 21.471′ N, 71° 3.582′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on School Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located along the route of Boston's Freedom Trail. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Electric Fire Alarm System 1852 (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Boston's Old City Hall (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Franklin (a few steps from this marker); The Parker House (a few steps from this marker); Public Latin School (a few steps from this marker); Omni Hotels: The Parker House
Marker on the Freedom Trail image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker on the Freedom Trail
Marker is located in front of Bostonís Old City Hall 1865-1969, which today is a public restaurant.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Ice King, the Castle Captain, and the She-Merchant (within shouting distance of this marker); Kingís Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .  Benjamin Franklin Statue/Boston Latin School. The Freedom Trail Foundation website. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducation
 
Latin School Mural image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Latin School Mural
This mural is on the sidewalk near the marker.

School Street Boston site of the first public school in the United States founded 1635.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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