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John Eliot Square District, Roxbury

  • Address: John Eliot Sq
  • Vicinity: Dudley St, Bartlett St, Centre St, Roxbury St and Highland St
  • Neighborhood of Roxbury in Boston
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1775/04/18 William Dawes Messenger William Dawes leaves Boston via Boston Neck to warn John Hancock and Samual Adams. He began the second leg of his journey from the Church Green in Roxbury. The Midnight Ride
1776/01/00 Henry Knox Expedition Leader Knox Expedition drag cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in New York through Roxbury to Cambridge, Massachusetts. Noble Train of Artillery

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Particulars for John Eliot Square District, Roxbury:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Architectural Style Federal Style
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Owner Local
Architectural Style Mid 19th century revival
Area of Significance Military
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Specialty Store
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 73000854
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mid 19th century revival, Late victorian, Federal
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849, 1750-1799
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Single dwelling, Hotel, Multiple dwelling, Specialty store
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Single dwelling Hotel Specialty store Multiple dwelling

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