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Cambridge in Middlesex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Putnam School

 
 
Putnam School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
1. Putnam School Marker
Inscription.  Site of Fort Putnam Erected by the American forces December 1775 During the Siege of Boston
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is December 19, 1775.
 
Location. 42° 22.224′ N, 71° 4.908′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Sciarappa St and Otis St, on the right when traveling south on Sciarappa St. Marker is on the east wall of the Putnam School apartment building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 Otis St, Cambridge MA 02141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spot where the British Landed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Red Granite (approx. half a mile away); Dinosaurs in New England (approx. half a mile away); They Built the Museum of Science (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tyrannosaurus rex (approx. 0.6 miles away); Davenport Car Manufactory (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Long-Distance Phone Call (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jake & Earl's Dixie BBQ (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Putnam School Apartment Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matt Gilbertson, May 23, 2012
2. Putnam School Apartment Building
Looking across the corner from Silva Park‎. Marker can be seen in lower lefthand corner.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 447 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 23, 2022