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Boston Neighborhoods: Historic Charlestown

Charlestown 2 bed condoCharlestown, a mainly residential neighborhood, has the distinction of being Boston's oldest neighborhood. Located on a peninsula between the Charles River and the Mystic River, itoverlooks the Boston skyline and is near to the North End.Home to historiclandmarks such as the Bunker Hill Monument, the U.S.S. Constitution and the Navy Yard national park, the walkable neighborhood of Charlestown has great appeal for U.S. history buffs. Breeds' Hill, notable as the 1775 site of the Battle of Bunker Hill, is in Charlestown's Monument Square Historic District.The Monument Square Historic District, on the National Register of Historic Places, features a park and the many beautifully restored 19th century homes that surround it atop Breed's Hill.Read the Charlestown Historic Society's Historic Timeline 1800-1899.See'sbrief architectural survey of Charlestown, published in 1965.Here's an example of a stellar on-market property on Monument Square: 33 Monument Square, #1.If youhavequestions about buying or selling Boston condo or home, please call me at617-584-9790. You can also send me an email via the linkbelow. Boston real estate 

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