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

The Great Spring

 
 
The Great Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 13, 2021
1. The Great Spring Marker
Inscription.  

Here was the Great Spring which for more than two centuries gave water to the people of Boston

The Bostonian Society has set this tablet
1907
 
Erected 1907 by The Bostonian Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Resources. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 42° 21.447′ N, 71° 3.471′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Spring Lane east of Washington Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winthrop Building (here, next to this marker); Spring Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Corner Bookstore (within shouting distance of this marker); Boston Irish Famine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Old South Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old South Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker);
The Great Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 13, 2021
2. The Great Spring Marker
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45 Milk Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boston Transcript Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .  The Great Spring of Boston. (Submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
The Great Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 13, 2021
3. The Great Spring Marker
<i>Spring Lane between Water and Milk Streets</i> - more than a century ago image. Click for full size.
Leon H. Abdalian (courtesy of the Boston Public Library), circa 1920
4. Spring Lane between Water and Milk Streets - more than a century ago
The Great Spring marker is visible here on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on July 5, 2021.

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