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Bunker Hill Monument


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43 Monument Square
Charleston, MA 02129
United States

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Bunker Hill Monument

Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument
Bunker Hill Monument

(??.? miles from you)

43 Monument Square
Charleston, MA 02129
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Nothing compares to being on the hill at the base of this towering monument, Boston's rock of ages, and realizing what an incredible undertaking it was for the colonists who faced the British army for the first ti

Known as The Battle of Bunker Hill, bloody fighting took place throughout that steamy day, and even though British troops claimed the field by the end of the day, the casualties inflicted by soldiers from New England were staggering.

Fifty years after the battle, Lafayette set the cornerstone of this magnificent 221-foot tall memorial, and when it was dedicated seventeen years later, U.S. president John Tyler and over 100,000 people attended the ceremony. Today, the monument stands as the focal point of the battle's memory and a reminder of the roots of American self-governance.

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Why You Should Go...

Nothing compares to being on the hill at the base of this towering monument, Boston's rock of ages, and realizing what an incredible undertaking it was for the colonists who faced the British army for the first time in pitched battle on June 17, 1775.

Known as The Battle of Bunker Hill, bloody fighting took place throughout that steamy day, and even though British troops claimed the field by the end of the day, the casualties inflicted by soldiers from New England were staggering.

Fifty years after the battle, Lafayette set the cornerstone of this magnificent 221-foot tall memorial, and when it was dedicated seventeen years later, U.S. president John Tyler and over 100,000 people attended the ceremony. Today, the monument stands as the focal point of the battle's memory and a reminder of the roots of American self-governance.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm, Daily

Cost: Free

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

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The Bunker Hill Monument is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Fun Facts

There are 294 steps to the top of the Monument.

The Bunker Hill Monument is older than the Washington Monument.

The Monument occupies the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution.

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Why You Should Go...

Nothing compares to being on the hill at the base of this towering monument, Boston's rock of ages, and realizing what an incredible undertaking it was for the colonists who faced the British army for the first time in pitched battle on June 17, 1775.

Known as The Battle of Bunker Hill, bloody fighting took place throughout that steamy day, and even though British troops claimed the field by the end of the day, the casualties inflicted by soldiers from New England were staggering.

Fifty years after the battle, Lafayette set the cornerstone of this magnificent 221-foot tall memorial, and when it was dedicated seventeen years later, U.S. president John Tyler and over 100,000 people attended the ceremony. Today, the monument stands as the focal point of the battle's memory and a reminder of the roots of American self-governance.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm, Daily

Cost: Free

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

Extra Fun

Insider Info

The Bunker Hill Monument is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Fun Facts

There are 294 steps to the top of the Monument.

The Bunker Hill Monument is older than the Washington Monument.

The Monument occupies the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution.

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