Mass. State House painting, Freedom Trail

Designed by Charles Bulfinch. Cornerstone laid on July 4, 1795, with Paul Revere and Gov. Sam Adams presiding. This view is from a banjo clock, ca. 1870. Painted on glass, it shows the view from the Boston Common.  The original dome was copper, from Revere’s workshop.

Granary Burying Ground photo

Granary Burying Ground, Boston, MAThe Old Granary Granary contains the earliest casualties of rebellion.  Victims of the Boston Massacre and the Battle of Bunker Hill lie here, alongside Paul Revere, John Hancock, Samuel Adams and James Otis.