Beacon Hill in Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Arrival of the Frigate Arbella
To commemorate the arrival on June 12, 1630 of the Frigate Arbella, bringing Governor Winthrop and the Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony,
This tablet placed by the Massachusetts Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1963.
Location. 42° 21.482′ N, 71° 3.794′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. It is in Beacon Hill. Marker is on Beacon Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located at the General Hooker entrance to the New State House. 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. General Joseph Hooker (here, next to this marker); Grand Army of the Republic in Massachusetts (a few steps from this marker); Beacon Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Dyer Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Harding House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sculptor (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
More about this marker. The top of the tablet contains an image of the Frigate Arbella and two other ships on the water.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,317 times since then and 67 times this year. Last updated on November 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 19, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.