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Charlestown in Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection

 
 
The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew R Gilbertson, May 20, 2012
1. The Line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection Marker
Inscription.  The line of Rail Fence and Grass Protection formed after the British Troops landed on the seventeenth of June extended in this direction to Mystic River
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 22.734′ N, 71° 3.719′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. It is in Charlestown. Marker is on Bunker Hill St just west of Polk St, on the right when traveling west. Marker is in Bunker Hill Burying Ground, to the right of the entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 197 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bunker Hill Burying Ground (here, next to this marker); The Rail Fence and Grass Line (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Hampshire Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Breastwork (approx. 0.2 miles away); North-East Corner of the Redoubt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Breed’s Hill
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); This Column Stands on Union! (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 20, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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