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

Public Latin School

1635 – 1935

 
 
Public Latin School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Public Latin School Marker
Inscription.
On this site stood the
Public Latin School
1748 – 1844
Directly opposite stood the first
and the second school building
occupied by this school
1645 – 1748

This tablet placed here
on the 300th anniversary
April 23 1935 by the City of Boston

 
Location. 42° 21.466′ N, 71° 3.594′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of School Street and Province Street, on the right when traveling east on School Street. Click for map. Marker is located on the side of the Parker House. 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. The Parker House (here, next to this marker); Electric Fire Alarm System 1852 (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Boston's Old City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Boston Public Latin School (a few steps from this marker); Omni Hotels: The Parker House (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); King’s Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Life and Death in Colonial Boston (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
More about this marker.
Markers on School Street Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Markers on School Street
Two markers are found at this location. The reflection of Boston's Old City Hall (1865 - 1969), located across the street at the site of the original school building, can be seen in this photo.
The top of the marker features a bas relief image of Romulus and Remus feeding off a she-wolf.
 
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 EraEducationNotable Places
 
Public Latin School Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Public Latin School Marker
Marker is located along the route of Boston's Freedom Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 49 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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