The Old Stand Pipe, Fort Hill, Roxbury, Mass.

Description

The Fort Hill Tower or Cochituate Standpipe is shown at Fort Hill in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The original earthworks were used in the Siege of Boston. The Standpipe was built by the Cochituate Water Board.

Details

Descriptive Terms

forts
standpipes (plumbing)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 001782
AccessID 3759
Other identifier HNEDID-001782

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0100.013

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Other Organizations

Boston, (Mass.). Cochituate Water Board

Subjects

Architectural photography
Fort Hill (Roxbury, Mass.)
Highland Park (Roxbury, Mass.)

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geographic / Mass. / Roxbury / Franklin Park