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Hull in Plymouth County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

John Boyle O'Reilly

 
 
John Boyle O'Reilly Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
1. John Boyle O'Reilly Marker
Inscription.  

Poet • Patriot
Friend of Freedom
and Humanity

Ardent lover of
his native country
Devoted to his
adopted land

Born in Ireland • June 28 1844
Died on this spot • His summer home
August 10 1890

Memorial erected by the
Massachusetts Chapter
The American Irish Historical Society
August 10 1917


 
Erected 1917 by Massachusetts Chapter, The American Irish Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCivil RightsGovernment & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 42° 18.14′ N, 70° 54.395′ W. Marker is in Hull, Massachusetts, in Plymouth County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Highland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Marker is on the Hull Library grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Main Street, Hull MA 02045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hull (here, next to this marker); John Boyle O'Reilly House
John Boyle O'Reilly Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
2. John Boyle O'Reilly Marker
His former summer home in background is now the Hull Public Library
(a few steps from this marker); Lt. William Haswell House (a few steps from this marker); British Marine Burial Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Independence (approx. ¼ mile away); Strangers Corner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bernice James DePasquali (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Star Mothers Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hull.
 
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Also see . . .
1. John Boyle O'Reilly. (Submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. John Boyle O'Reilly Club, Springfield MA. (Submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John Boyle O'Reilly Association, Bunbury, Western Australia. (Submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Hull Public Library History. (Submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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