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

New England Courant

 
 
New England Courant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. New England Courant Marker
Inscription. Here in 1719 stood the printing office of James Franklin publisher of the New England Courant. Here served as an apprentice his brother Benjamin Franklin Here 1769 to 1776 Edes and Gill published the Boston Gazette
 
Erected 1913 by Massachusetts Society of Sons of the Revolution.
 
Location. 42° 21.535′ N, 71° 3.483′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Court Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Court Street, Boston MA 02108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Robert Keayne (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old State House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Old State House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freedom Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boston Massacre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the First Meeting House in Boston Built A.D. 1632 (about 300 feet away); The Ice King, the Castle Captain, and the She-Merchant (about 500 feet away); Samuel Adams (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .
New England Courant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. New England Courant Marker
Marker is on the left side of the building
 New England Courant (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 22, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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