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

Bunch of Grapes Tavern

 
 
Bunch of Grapes Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. Bunch of Grapes Tavern Marker
Inscription.
The Site of the Bunch of Grapes Tavern
Here on 30th of July 1733
was instituted under charter from
the Grand Lodge of England
The first regularly constituted lodge
of Free and Accepted Masons in America
Now St. John's Lodge of Boston

Here in 1786 was organized the Ohio Company
Pioneer in the development of the great west
under the leadership of General Rufus Putnam
first township laid out at Marietta Ohio

 
Erected 1925 by City of Boston.
 
Location. 42° 21.534′ N, 71° 3.363′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on State Street just from Kilby Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking 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 Old State House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named The Old State House (about 300 feet away); The Freedom Trail
Bunch of Grapes Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. Bunch of Grapes Tavern Marker
Marker can be seen on the left side of the building
(about 400 feet away); Faneuil Hall (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Faneuil Hall (about 400 feet away); Samuel Adams (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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