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

Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager

 
 
Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
1. Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager Marker
Inscription.
Samuel Tucker 1747 - 1833
High on the roll of the valiant fighting men of the Old Navy, he captured sixty-two enemy vessels, more than six hundred cannon, and three thousand prisoners. A pride to the North End, he lived on Fleet Street.

Increase Mather 1639 - 1723
Father of Cotton Mather, Minister of the North Church in North Square, President of Harvard College, 1685 - 1701. Instrumental in securing the Massachusetts Royal Charter of 1691. He lived in North Square and on Hanover Street, and lies buried in Copp's Hill Burying Ground.

Edward Holyoke 1689 - 1769
Pupil in the North Grammar School, and President of Harvard College, 1737 - 1769. Liberal in temper, his administration of thirty-two years was one of the longest and most prosperous in the annals of the college. He was born in North Square.

Edward Everett 1794 - 1865
Statesman and orator, Governor of Massachusetts, 1836 - 1840, and President of Harvard College, 1846 - 1849. He lived as a boy on Richmond Street and was a pupil of "Old John Tileston"

Christian Gullager 1862 - 1826
Among the artists who painted Washington, he was active as a portrait painter during the earlier Post-Revolutionary period. A skillful craftsman his work records in simple and honest realism the people of his day. He lived on Hanover Street.

Paul Revere Mall image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
2. Paul Revere Mall

 
Location. 42° 21.957′ N, 71° 3.237′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Unity Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Paul Revere Mall. 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. Sir William Phips / Joseph Warren / John Manley / Edmund Hartt (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Franklin (here, next to this marker); John Tileston / To Those Men of the North End (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (a few steps from this marker); John Greenwood / Ann Pollard / Harriot Keziah Hunt / Charlotte Saunders Cushman (a few steps from this marker); The Salutation Tavern / The Green Dragon Tavern (a few steps from this marker); To Those Men of the North End / Thomas Cass (a few steps from this marker); St. Stephen's Church (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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