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The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge

 
 
The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
1. The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge Marker
Inscription.  The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge, part of The Big Dig Project in Boston, is the widest cable-stayed bridge in the world. The Bridge serves as the northern entrance to and exit from Boston. The Bridge is named after civil rights activist Lenny Zakim and the American colonists who fought the British in the Battle of Bunker Hill.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsCivil RightsWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 42° 22.268′ N, 71° 3.64′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Chelsea Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Constitution Rd, 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. The Old North Church (a few steps from this marker); City Square: Continuity and Change (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great House (about 400 feet away); Charlestown Training Field / Winthrop Square (about 400 feet away); Charlestown World War II Memorial
The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons
2. The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
The bridge as seen from the top of the Bunker Hill Monument
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(about 500 feet away); Court of the Assistants (about 500 feet away); Vietnam/Korean Conflict Memorial (about 600 feet away); Tudor Wharves (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, August 2012
3. The Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge
The bridge as seen from the marker site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 428 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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