Samuel Adams, Faneuil Hall -- Boston, MA USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik
N 42° 21.599 W 071° 03.401
19T E 330630 N 4691794
Quick Description: Samuel Adams statue in front of Faneuil Hall -- Boston, MA USA
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/2/2009 5:15:07 AM
Waymark Code: WM6PJH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
The statue of Samuel Adams is located on the West side of Faneuil Hall, Congress St and North St. The bronze, sculpted by Anne Whitney in 1876, was erected in 1880. The original copy of this statue was made for the National Statuary Hall Collection in the US Capitol.

Samuel Adams, a New England Colonial leader, took part in many of the events leading up to the US Revolutionary War, including being a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The statue shows Adams, with his arms folded, waiting for British response to his demands.

Samuel Adams' family ran a malthouse -- the raw material used in brewing beer.

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