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Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Putnam School

 
 
Putnam School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
1. Putnam School Marker
Inscription. Site of Fort Putnam Erected by the American forces December 1775 During the Siege of Boston
 
Location. 42° 22.224′ N, 71° 4.908′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Sciarappa St and Otis St, on the right when traveling south on Sciarappa St. Click for map. Marker is on the east wall of the Putnam School apartment building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 Otis St, Cambridge MA 02141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spot where the British Landed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Davenport Car Manufactory (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Long-Distance Phone Call (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam/Korean Conflict Memorial (approx. one mile away); Deacon Larkin House (approx. one mile away); Court of the Assistants (approx. one mile away); City Square: (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Putnam School Apartment Building image. Click for full size.
By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
2. Putnam School Apartment Building
Looking across the corner from Silva Park‎. Marker can be seen in lower lefthand corner.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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