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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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Created: May 7, 2011   Modified: May 7, 2011