Monument / Landmark
Bunker Hill Monument
58 locals recommend ·
Tips from locals
Walk around this tiny park, bring a snack and have a picnic on the green and if you're up for it climb to the top for the best views of the city.
On June 17, 1775, New England soldiers faced the British army for the first time in a pitched battle. Popularly known as "The Battle of Bunker Hill," bloody fighting took place throughout a hilly landscape of fenced pastures that were situated across the Charles River from Boston. Though the British…
Parking is allowed for non-residents only around the park and for only 2 hours at a time.
The Bunker Hill Monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, which was among the first major battles between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War, fought there June 17, 1775.
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