South Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
which compelled the evacuation
of Boston by the British Army
March 17 1776.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1775.
Location. 42° 19.98′ N, 71° 2.747′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. It is in South Boston. Marker can be reached from Thomas Park. Marker is located in Dorchester Heights National Historic Site in Thomas Park in South Boston. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dorchester Heights (a few steps from this marker); On these Heights (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dorchester Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); Dorchester Heights Thomas Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Land (approx. 1.2 miles away); Defending the Colonies 1763 Boston Massacre 1770 / The East India Company (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Also see . . . Dorchester Heights. Boston National Historical Park website. (Submitted on April 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,451 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.