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

On This Site Stood the Home of John Singleton Copley

 
 
On This Site Stood the Home of John Singleton Copley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Lombardi, March 26, 2015
1. On This Site Stood the Home of John Singleton Copley Marker
Inscription.  

On this site stood the home of John Singleton Copley
Distinguished historical and portrait painter

Born in Boston 1737
Died in London 1815
 
Erected 1925 by City of Boston.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1737.
 
Location. 42° 21.412′ N, 71° 4.006′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. It is in Beacon Hill. Marker is on Beacon Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 Beacon Street, 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. 45 Beacon Street (a few steps from this marker); Oneida Football Club of Boston (within shouting distance of this marker); Boston Founded A.D. 1630 (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend William Blaxton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chestnut Street (about 300 feet away); 29A Chestnut Street (about 400 feet away); Nurses of the Armed Services Memorial
John Singleton Copley image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 16, 2015
2. John Singleton Copley
This 1780-84 self-portrait by John Singleton Copley hangs in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
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(about 500 feet away); 66 Mt. Vernon Street (about 500 feet 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 March 26, 2015, by Robert Lombardi of Harwich, Masachusetts. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Robert Lombardi of Harwich, Masachusetts.   2. submitted on July 12, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 6, 2023