Beacon

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1976

GUSN

GUSN-169846

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Description

Beacon Hill is a a beautiful section of Boston, resting between the Charles River and the Boston Common and Public Garden. In 1795, it was a commercial scheme created by a development syndicate, but it soon became "a cultural revolution," according to Katherine H. Rich. This article takes a look at the area, its architecture and history.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 227

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1976.066.243.002

Abstract

Beacon Hill is a a beautiful section of Boston, resting between the Charles River and the Boston Common and Public Garden. In 1795, it was a commercial scheme created by a development syndicate, but it soon became "a cultural revolution," according to Katherine H. Rich. This article takes a look at the area, its architecture and history.

Date Notes

Volume 66, Number 243 (Winter/Spring, 1976)

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Record Details

Originator

Katharine H. Rich (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1976). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England