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

Paul Revere House

 
 
Paul Revere House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dan Fisher, August 2, 2009
1. Paul Revere House Marker
Inscription. “Messenger of the Revolution”
“Patriot Engraver”
“Pioneer Industrialist”


These are among historyís labels for Paul Revere, who occupied this small frame house on North Square from 1770 to 1800. Built about 1676 after one of the great fires of Boston, this is the oldest frame dwelling left in the city, and a rare example of 17th century domestic architecture. The house was witness not only to Revereís increasing involvement in and commitment to the cause of Liberty, but also to three centuries of change in Bostonís North End, one of the cityís oldest and most historic neighborhoods. Evidence of these many years of diversity, activity, and continuity can be seen all around the Revere house here in North Square.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 42° 21.801′ N, 71° 3.224′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is at the intersection of North Square and North Street, on the right when traveling north on North Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses Pierce-Hichborn House
Marker in the foreground, house in the background. image. Click for full size.
By Dan Fisher, August 2, 2009
2. Marker in the foreground, house in the background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); North Square Houses, 1715 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Paul Revere House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Paul Revere House (within shouting distance of this marker); Garden Court Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mansion of Gov. Hutchinson (about 300 feet away); St. Stephen's Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
More about this marker. On the lower left is an engraving of the Paul Revere House. On the right is a map of the Freedom Trail, with the caption “In recognition of the national significance of seven of Bostonís oldest and most important historic sites, Congress has created the Boston National Historic Park. These sites, now part of our National Park System, are the Old South Meeting House, the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, the Bunker Hill Monument and part of the Charlestown Navy Yard, including U.S.S. Constitution.

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Paul Revere House image. Click for full size.
By Dan Fisher, August 2, 2009
3. Paul Revere House
historic site is recognized under a cooperative agreement between the Paul Revere Memorial Association and the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The Association owns the house and is responsible for the maintenance and operation while the National Park Service funds major rehabilitation and provides technical assistance."
 
Also see . . .
1. The Paul Revere House. Paul Revere Memorial Association. (Submitted on August 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. The Freedom Trail. The Freedom Trail Foundation. (Submitted on August 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Freedom Trail. City of Boston. (Submitted on August 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 889 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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