TITLE

Bunker Hill Monument

AUTHOR(S)
Reale, Paul
PUB. DATE
July 1992
SOURCE
Yankee;Jul92, Vol. 56 Issue 7, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses some of the more unusual climbers of the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Oldest climbers; Celebrity climbers; Most memorable climb.
ACCESSION #
9208171520

 

Related Articles

  • Historic traveler trip planner.  // Historic Traveler;Mar97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p35 

    Presents visitors' guide on a tour to Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown, Boston. Lodging and dining; Touring around the Bunker Hill Pavilion and USS Constitution Museum; Where to get more information about Boston.

  • Quincy's Quarries. Jane Langford, Norma // Early American Homes;Aug99, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p72 

    Looks at the monuments built in West Quincy, Massachusetts during the eighteenth century. Work commissioned to Solomon Willard; Description of the monument designed by Willard; Material used by Willard for the monument; How Willard made the monument; Quarries.

  • Here's to the losers. McCabe, Carol // Historic Traveler;Mar97, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p28 

    Discusses the significance of Matthew Walsh monument at the Battle of Bunker Hill on American history. History of the Battle at Bunker Hill; Reason why Bunker Hill Memorial Association was formed; How the monument was constructed; Charlestown Navy Yard; How the Battle of Bunker Hill served as a...

  • The Soldiers' Monument, Brimfield, Massachusetts. Curtis, John Obed // Military Collector & Historian;Spring2008, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p82 

    The article presents an overview of the history of the Soldiers' Monument of Brimfield, Massachusetts, dedicated to the Union soldiers of the U.S. Civil War. Details are given describing the grounds of the memorial, its significance as one of the earliest memorials in 1866 to commemorate the...

  • Up Close.  // Yankee;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p120 

    The article presents information on the Bunker Hill Monument, located in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bunker Hill Monument is 221 feet 5 inches high, and has 294 steps to the top. It was laid in a grand ceremony on June 17, 1825, the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Bunker Hill...

  • QUESTIONS OF THE DAY. RICHARDS, J. HAVENS; SPILLANE, E.; KENNELY, M. // America;8/20/1910, Vol. 3 Issue 19, p479 

    The article covers various issues of interest to the Catholic community in the U.S. as of August 1910. It notes that free Catholic high school education lacks in the country. The dedication of the National Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, Massachusetts was attended by President William Howard...

  • Bewitched and Bewildered: Salem Witches, Empty Factories, and Tourist Dollars. WEIR, ROBERT E. // Historical Journal of Massachusetts;Summer2012, Vol. 40 Issue 1/2, p178 

    In 2005, witchcraft hysteria once again roiled the city of Salem, Massachusetts. This time, however, city residents divided over a new monument--a statue honoring Samantha Stephens, a fictional witch from the television sitcom Bewitched. In the minds of many, the Stephens statue was tacky and an...

  • Bunker Hill.  // Buildings & Landmarks of Old Boston: A Guide to the Colonial, Pr;2001, p83 

    The article presents an account of the history related to Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. The Bunker Hill monument has been built with a stone stairway leading to a lookout near the top, while far below a bronze likeness of patriot William Prescott stands in frozen action near the southern brow of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics