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

The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection

 
 
The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matthew R Gilbertson, May 20, 2012
1. The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection Marker
Inscription. The line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection formed after the British Troops landed on the seventeenth of June extended in this direction to Mystic River
 
Location. 42° 22.734′ N, 71° 3.719′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Bunker Hill St just west of Polk St, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in Bunker Hill Burying Ground, to the right of the entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bunker Hill Burying Ground (here, next to this marker); The Rail Fence and Grass Line (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hampshire Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Breastwork (approx. 0.2 miles away); North-East Corner of the Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Breedís Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Column Stands on Union! (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlestown.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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