• twitter.com/travel1000place
  • facebook.com/avel1000places
  • Visit us:
This article:



Beacon Hill

The beacon on this hill that used to warn settlers about foreign invasions is long gone, and today Beacon Hill is a close-knit community in a downtown location.

The neighborhood's cobblestone streets and brick rowhouses directly border the Boston Common and the Public Garden, American's first botanical garden.
The gold leaf of the State House Rotunda adorns the hill and shines across the Common.
A great place for families, this historic neighborhood is a blend of classic Boston architecture and expansive green space]

Boston's first resident, Reverend William Blaxton, lived alone on Beacon Hill for 5 years before settlers arrived in 1622.
Now this neighborhood is home to over 10,000 people.

Beacon Hill Street
Beacon Hill Street



Document Information
Source: City of Boston; photo: Greater Boston CVB
Last modified:
copyright ©2018 DENALImultimedia llc; magazineUSA.com and/or respective owner(s). All rights reserved.
By accessing and using this website you agree to comply with our Terms of Use / Disclaimer / Copyright Info.

FTC and Amazon Disclosure:
On our pages we might offer product suggestions and provide a link to Amazon. As an Amazon Associate we earn from qualifying purchases a small commission, however, it does not increase the price of the product and it doesn't cost you anything.

Connect with us on:
  • twitter.com/travel1000place
  • facebook.com/travel1000places