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Savin Hill Park Monument
Savin Hill Park Monument
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 The stone was erected by the City of Boston on June 5, 1909. The original plaque was larger, filling the space on the stone. The wording: Rock Hill, Now Savin Hill. At the foot of this hill the first settlers of Dorchester landed from the Ship Mary and John in June 1630. They built their homes and church near by. The hill was fortified in 1634 by mounting cannon in tis summit.

Original Plaque
Savin Hill Park Monument original plaque
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 Photo of original plaque.

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Detail of Savin Hill from 1858 Walling Map of Norfolk County31 Mill StreetSt Mary's Infant Asylum 1890s15-17 Grant Place
Mural on Hamilton Street, March 2002Reuben SwanTax Bill for Lemuel Crane 1783884 Adams Street
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Created: May 7, 2011   Modified: May 7, 2011