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James Otis

 
 
James Otis Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. James Otis Marker
Inscription.
Here lies buried
James Otis
Orator and Patriot of the Revolution
Famous for his argument
against Writs of Assistance
Born 1725 – Died 1783

Massachusetts Society – Sons of the Revolution
1808

 
Erected 1898 by Massachusetts Society – Sons of the Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 21.42′ N, 71° 3.695′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Tremont Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in the Granary Burying Ground. 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. Tragic Events (a few steps from this marker); Paul Revere Buried in this Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Granary Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Granary Burying Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Victims of the Boston Massacre (within shouting distance
Marker in Granary Burying Ground Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker in Granary Burying Ground
James Otis was a major voice of the Patriot Cause until a clubbing by a British officer in a barroom brawl caused him to lose his sanity.
of this marker); Samuel Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Family Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Street Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the markers found along the walking trail in Bostonís Granary Burying Ground.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of James Otis. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Granary Burying Ground. Details of the Freedom Trail from the City of Boston website. (Submitted on May 7, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable Persons
 
Granary Burying Ground Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
3. Granary Burying Ground
The James Otis marker is located in the Granary Burying Ground. This cemetery, established in 1660, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 56 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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