Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
The Parker House
Among the illustrious patrons of the Parker House were Charles Dickens, Ulysses S. Grant and John F. Kennedy. The members of The Saturday Club, a group of leading 19th century authors including Emerson, Lowell and Longfellow, gathered here.
Erected by The Bostonian Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #35 John F. Kennedy series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 42° 21.466′ N, 71° 3.594′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of School Street and Province Street, on the right when traveling east on School Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02108, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Public Latin School (here, next to this marker); Electric Fire Alarm System 1852 (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Boston's Old City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Boston Public Latin School (a few steps from this marker); Omni Hotels: The Parker House (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); King’s Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chevalier de Saint Sauveur (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.