Bunker Hill Monument

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Bunker Hill Monument

Monument Square
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, 02129 USA
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"Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes!" This legendary order has come to symbolize the conviction and determination of the ill-equipped American colonists facing powerful British forces during the famous battle fought on this site on June 17, 1775. The battle is popularly known as "The Battle of Bunker Hill" although most of the fighting actually took place on Breed's Hill, the site of the existing monument and exhibit lodge. Today, a 221-foot granite obelisk marks the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution.

GPS Coordinates: 42.37624, -71.06073

  • Added: 17 Apr 2005
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