Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Victims of the Boston Massacre
Victims of the Boston Massacre,
March 5th, 1770,
were here interred by order of the
Town of Boston.
Here also lies buried the body of
Aged 12 years,
Killed February 22nd, 1770
The innocent victim of the
struggles between the Colonists and
the Crown, which resulted in
Placed by Boston Chapter D.A.R.
Erected 1906 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Boston Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1770.
Location. 42° 21.442′ N, 71° 3.677′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Tremont Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is along the walking 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 are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Adams (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Granary Burying Ground (here, next to this marker); John Smibert (a few steps from this marker); A Riot, the Massacre, and the Tea Party (a few steps from this marker); Granary Burying Ground (a few steps from this marker); Paul Revere Buried in this Ground (a few steps from this marker); Gravestone Carving (a few steps from this marker); Family Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Take a tour of the markers found along the walking trail in Boston’s Granary Burying Ground.
Also see . . . Boston Massacre. (Submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,556 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on July 11, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 23, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.