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North Church Lanterns

 
 
North Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1983
1. North Church Marker
Inscription.
The Signal Lanterns
of
Paul Revere
displayed in the
steeple of this church
April 18 1775
warned the country
of the march of
the British troops to
Lexington and Concord.

 
Erected 1924 by the City of Boston.
 
Location. 42° 21.987′ N, 71° 3.278′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker is on Salem Street near Hull Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 195 Salem Street, Boston MA 02113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Signal Lanterns of Paul Revere (a few steps from this marker); Clough House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Men of the North End (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker); John Greenwood / Ann Pollard / Harriot Keziah Hunt / Charlotte Saunders Cushman (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager
Marker on Old North Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Marker on Old North Church
The North Church Lanterns Marker is located to the left of the entrance to the Old North Church.
(within shouting distance of this marker); John Tileston / To Those Men of the North End (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
Also see . . .  The Old North Church was built in 1723,. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on March 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
North Church Lanterns signal from here image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1983
3. North Church Lanterns signal from here
"One if by land, and two if by sea"
North Church view from Hull St image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1983
4. North Church view from Hull St
Revere Statue, North Church in backround image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 1983
5. Revere Statue, North Church in backround
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on April 14, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4, 5. submitted on March 21, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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