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

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.
 
Location. 42° 22.268′ N, 71° 3.64′ W. Marker is in Charlestown, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Chelsea Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlestown MA 02129, United States of America.
 
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: (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great House (about 400 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); Deacon Larkin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paul Revere (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlestown.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsCivil RightsWar, US Revolutionary
 
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
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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 19 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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