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Abraham LincolnEmancipation Statue, Park Plaza, Boston, MA

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This statue was erected to commemorate Lincoln's Emancipation Declaration.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/30/2007

last visited: 4/26/2019

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEdgar Allan Poe Birth Place

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Edgar Allen Poe, writer of many stories, including "The Tell-tale Heart" and "Nevermore", was born near this location to parents who were actors in the Theatre District.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/23/2007

last visited: 5/20/2019

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Exact ReplicasEmancipation Group Sculpture Replica - Boston, MA

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This bronze replica of a Thomas Ball sculpture in Washington, DC, was cast in 1877 and sits in Park Plaza in Boston. It depicts Abraham Lincoln symbolically liberating an unnamed slave in chains. The sculpture stands about 12 feet from the base.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/10/2009

last visited: 4/26/2019

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Last of its KindLAST - Slave to be recaptured under the Fugitive Slave Act - Archer Alexander - Boston, MA

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Most people viewing this sculpture focus on Lincoln, but fewer know the story of the slave, Archer Alexander, who is represented here. This copy of the Thomas Ball original, was cast in 1877, and stands in Park Plaza in downtown Boston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/23/2009

last visited: 4/26/2019

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsColonial Theatre - Boston, MA

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Opening on Dec. 20, 1900, The Colonial Theatre is the oldest continuously operated theater in New England. It has recently undergone extensive restoration revealing the astonishing splendor of its early days. Premier performance are staged here.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 5/8/2013

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPiano Row District - Boston, MA

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Once the center of the leading piano makers, these beaux arts buildings also include what is better known as the theater district, and now the presence of Emerson College. It is located south of the Boston Common in the heart of the city.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 5/21/2015

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Irish-American Historic PlacesColonel Thomas Cass Statue

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This statue is in the Public Garden on Boylston Street. The inscription on the statue stand reads as follows: Thomas Cass. Col. Ninth Mass. Infantry. U.S.V. Fell at Malvern Hill Virginia July first 1862.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2005

last visited: 8/5/2019

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Commercial CommemorationsArrival of Tadeusz Kosciuszko in America - 150 Years - Boston,MA

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This statue was dedicated in 1927 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Tadeusz Kosciuszko arrival in America.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/1/2015

last visited: 7/13/2018

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersColonial Theatre

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The Colonial Theatre, built in 1900, is an elegant theatre that still has travelling and pre-Broadway productions, and faces Boston Common on Boylston Street.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: 4/17/2011

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Historic Preservation AwardsStatler Park - Boston, MA, USA

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Statler Park is a triangular piece of land that was developed and gifted to the City of Boston in 1927, and after receiving a complete restoration in 2011, received the 2012 Preservation Achievement Award from the Boston Preservation Alliance.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/29/2013

last visited: 8/22/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe History of Statler Park - Statler Park, Boston, MA

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This historical marker is situated in Statler Park, which was developed and gifted to the City of Boston by Ellsworth M. Statler. It has undergone a complete restoration in 2011, and received a Preservation Acheivement Award for the effort.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/2/2013

last visited: 8/22/2012

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLittle Building - Boston, MA

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Built in 1917, the Little Building was a grand "skyscraper" office building/arcade complex, with space for 900 offices. In 1994 Emerson College bought it and renovated it as housing for 750 students. It dominates the corner of Tremont & Boylston.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: 5/21/2015

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersCocoanut Grove Fire Site

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A deadly fire in Boston leaves a lasting impact.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/18/2007

last visited: 11/8/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersEmerson Majestic Theatre

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The monumental Beaux Arts design distinguishes the Emerson Majestic from other Bostonian theaters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/28/2006

last visited: 6/1/2008

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMusic Hall/Metropolitan Theatre (Wang Theatre) - Boston, MA

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The Wang Theatre, opened in 1925 as the Metropolitian Theatre, was built on a grand, opulent scale, seating up to 4,400 people. It was the largest theater in Boston, and the last crowning jewel of Clarence Blackall's 14 Boston theaters.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 3/9/2010

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Famous FiresCocoanut Grove Fire - Boston, MA

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492 people lost their lives in the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history on the evening of Nov. 28, 1942, when a match ignited flammable decorations in Boston's lavish Cocoanut Grove Nightclub, over-crowded with 1,000 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/3/2009

last visited: 11/8/2011

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTheater in Boston

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A marker celebrating Boston's theatrical tradition.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/15/2006

last visited: 4/15/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersYe Wilbur Theatre

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Ye Wilbur Theatre in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 2/7/2012

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMajestic Theatre - Boston, MA

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The grand beaux arts Majestic Theatre is aptly named as one of Boston's prized theaters dating from 1903. Originally designed as an opera house, the Majestic has been renovated and is now owned by Emerson College.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsUnion Bank Building - Boston, MA

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Built in 1925, this bank is an example of late Rennaissance revival architecture, on the corner of Tremont & Boylston in Boston's Piano Row Historic District. It was designed by Thomas M. James who also designed several nearby buildings.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 5/21/2015

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWilbur Theatre - Boston, MA

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The Wilbur was built in 1914, designed by Clarence H. Blackall, who designed the Colonial Theater and many others in Boston. It staged many significant premier productions over the years, but in 2007 became the venue for The Comedy Connection.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/26/2009

last visited: 2/7/2012

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersJohn Quincy Adams and Charles Francis Adams Plaque

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At this location, John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, lived here, and Charles Francis Adams, Minister to Great Britain, was born here.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/26/2008

last visited: 3/10/2010

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersBoston Young Men's Christian Union

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The Boston Young Men's Christian Union was started by Harvard University students as a religious study group, and the building remaining is a great example of the High Gothic style.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/3/2007

last visited: never

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Wang Center for the Performing Arts

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New England's largest theater, in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 12/27/2006

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Charles Playhouse

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Currently a theater, this building was once a church and subsequently a temple.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Shorelander

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/19/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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