Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Union Oyster House
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
The oldest continually operated restaurant and oyster bar in the United States, constructed between 1716 and 1717, it is a rare surviving brick example of Boston’s Georgian architecture.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 2003 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1716.
Location. 42° 21.678′ N, 71° 3.416′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Street and Marsh Lane, on the right when traveling north on Union Street. Marker is located along the route of the Freedom Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 41 Union Street, Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this markerGreen Dragon Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Proclamation of the "Bells" Journey (a few steps from this marker); Ebenezer Hancock House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bell-in-Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Adams (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faneuil Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Faneuil Hall (about 500 feet away); The Freedom Trail (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Also see . . . Union Oyster House website. (Submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,871 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.