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Tour the markers in the vicinity of Bunker Hill.
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 15, 2009
Marker at Bunker Hill
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Breedís Hill
--------------- Site of the Battle of Bunker Hill fought June 17, 1775 --------------- Although orders were issued by the Committee of Safety to seize and fortify Bunker Hill the colonial officers after consultation fortified this hill on June 16, . . . — Map (db m17974) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Bunker Hill Monument
“Donít fire Ďtil you see the whites of their eyes.” The Battle of Bunker Hill, fought here on Breedís Hill, June 17, 1775, was the first major military confrontation of the Revolutionary War. Although the British won the . . . — Map (db m18094) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — North-East Corner of the Redoubt
North-East Corner of the Redoubt thrown up on the night of the sixteenth of June 1775 — Map (db m18656) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — South-East Corner of the Redoubt
South-East Corner of the Redoubt Thrown up on the Night of the Sixteenth of June 1775 — Map (db m21412) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — The Breastwork
The Breastwork thrown up on the morning of the seventeenth of June 1775 extended northerly three hundred feet — Map (db m18658) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — The Rail Fence and Grass Line
The rail fence and grass line of protection formed after the British troops landed was six hundred feet in the rear at the base of Bunker Hill — Map (db m18659) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Massachusetts Gate
Colonel William Prescott of Massachusetts led the colonial forces on Breedís Hill. His commanding figure and strong will inspired the farmer soldiers to the greatness of the day. Dr. Joseph Warren, commissioned a Major General, elected to serve . . . — Map (db m18651) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Connecticut Gate
June 17, 1775 He who brought us over still sustains us. Connecticut American Revolution Bicentennial Commission South Marker: General Israel Putnam of Connecticut helped decide to fortify the Charleston peninsula and with Captain Thomas . . . — Map (db m18654) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — New Hampshire Gate
June 17, 1775 Strength United is Stronger New Hampshire American Revolution Bicentennial Commission East Marker: Colonel John Stark commanded 900 New Hampshire men at the rail fence and at the stone wall on the Mystic River shore against the . . . — Map (db m115949) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — United States Gate ó 1775 ----- 1975
On this hill the Continental militia fought heroically on June 17, 1775. Protected by an earth and timber redoubt laid out by Colonel Richard Gridley, the Armyís first chief engineer, the Americans killed or wounded nearly half of the attacking . . . — Map (db m18653) HM

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