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Encyclopedia > Granary Burying Ground
Granary Burying Ground.
John Hancock memorial.
Paul Revere memorial.

Founded in 1660, the Granary Burying Ground on Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts is the city's third oldest cemetery. It serves as the final resting place for many notable Revolutionary War-era patriots, including three signers of the Declaration of Independence and many victims of the Boston Massacre. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 1. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 1019 KB) Memorial marker to American Revolution patriot John Hancock in the Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 1019 KB) Memorial marker to American Revolution patriot John Hancock in the Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. ... For other persons named John Hancock, see John Hancock (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 998 KB) Paul Revere memorial in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1920x2560, 998 KB) Paul Revere memorial in the Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. ... Portrait of Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley, c. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, Athens of America, The Hub (of the Universe)1 Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County  - Mayor Thomas M. Menino (D) Area    - City  89. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries French Monarchy Dutch Republic Spanish Empire Oneida and Tuscarora tribes Polish volunteers Prussian volunteers Kingdom of Great Britain Hessian mercenaries Iroquois Confederacy Loyalists Commanders George Washington Nathanael Greene Gilbert du Motier Comte de Rochambeau Bernardo de Gálvez Tadeusz KoÅ›ciuszko Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben Sir William... Go to american revolution at wiki to get the same information provided below! This article concerns Patriots in the Revolutionary War. ... Engraving by Paul Revere that sold widely in the colonies The Boston Massacre was the killing of five civilians by British troops on March 5, 1770 and its legal aftermath, which helped spark the American Revolutionary War. ...

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Notable burials

Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 - October 2, 1803) was an American leader, politician, writer, political philosopher and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. ... Image:Crispus Attucks: an African American Hero. ... Engraving by Paul Revere that sold widely in the colonies The Boston Massacre was the killing of five civilians by British troops on March 5, 1770 and its legal aftermath, which helped spark the American Revolutionary War. ... For other persons named John Hancock, see John Hancock (disambiguation). ... James Otis, Jr. ... Robert Treat Paine; Signer of the Declaration of Independence For others with the same name, see Robert Treat Paine (disambiguation). ... Portrait of Paul Revere by John Singleton Copley, c. ... Benjamin Franklin (January 17 [O.S. January 6] 1706 – April 17, 1790) was one of the most well known Founding Fathers of the United States. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...

Declaration of Independence

Of these, three signed the Declaration of Independence: A declaration of independence is an assertion of the independence of an aspiring state or states. ...

For other persons named John Hancock, see John Hancock (disambiguation). ... Robert Treat Paine; Signer of the Declaration of Independence For others with the same name, see Robert Treat Paine (disambiguation). ... Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 - October 2, 1803) was an American leader, politician, writer, political philosopher and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. ...

See also

Image:Boston common Boston Massachusetts USA.jpg Boston Common in 2005, with the State House looming in the background 1890 Map of Boston Common and the adjacent Public Garden View of the Water Celebration, on Boston Common, October 25th 1848 Boston Common Engraving For the television series, see Boston Common... Kings Chapel, Boston, with One Boston Place in the background The original Kings Chapel in Boston, Massachusetts was a wooden church built in 1688. ... This is a list of famous cemeteries, mausoleums and other places people are buried, world-wide. ... . ...

External links

  • Boston National Historic Park website

 
 

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