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Charles Bulfinch

  • Birth 8 Aug 1763 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1844 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Bellwort Path, Lot# 2308
  • Memorial ID 7004576

Architect. He was the first native-born professional architect in the United States. Important commissions include the Connecticut State House in Hartford (1793 to 1796), the Massachusetts State House in Boston (1795 to 1797), Saint Stephen's Church in Boston (1802 to 1804), and the Maine State House in Augusta (1829 to 1832). In 1818, he was appointed by President James Monroe as official architect of the United States Capitol, a position he held until 1829. Bulfinch was first buried in King's Chapel Burial Ground in Boston. His tomb was later moved to Mount Auburn Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 11 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7004576
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Bulfinch (8 Aug 1763–4 Apr 1844), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7004576, citing Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .