Bunker Hill Liquors 200 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA02129 A friendly neighborhood store on Bunker Hill Street, across from the old cemetery, Bunker Hill Liquors offer a wide…More variety of liquor and wine with some high-end selections for reasonable prices.
Bunker Hill Market 184 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA02129 Bunker Hill Market is a cozy little store, packed wall to wall with food, cleaning supplies and other household items.…More From mangoes to bleach to prayer candles, Bunker Hill Market has it all. Customers can always count on good customer service.
Bunker Hill Cleaners 219 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA02129 As soon as you walk in to Bunker Hill Cleaners, it's clear to see that the owners do what they do well. The numerous…More rotating racks are filled to capacity with clothes needing dry cleaning and alterations. Customers can drop off their dry cleaning to be washed, dried, ironed and folded before work in the morning and they can pick it up before heading home for dinner.
The museum occupies a small space across the street from the Bunker Hill Monument in what used to be the Charlestown…More Public Library, but a lot of rich, local history is packed into its two floors of exhibits. Visitors can learn more about the Battle of Bunker Hill, but also quite a bit about the history of Charlestown. One exhibit provides an interesting time line on Charlestown's evolution from a robust center of the Massachusetts colony to a key naval institution in the 19th century and the unique neighborhood of Boston that it is today.
The museum also provides a glimpse into the evolution of the Bunker Hill Monument itself, including sketches of alternate designs.
Bunker Hill Barber Shop 26 Common St, Charlestown, MA02129 Bunker Hill Barbershop is an iconic Boston barbershop. Celtics, Bruins, and Red Sox paraphernalia line the walls,…More Dropkick Murphys posters are taped above the mirrors and Sam Adams and Harpoon Brewery stickers can be found lingering around the shop. The fellows behind the barber chairs a friendly and willing to chat even when in the middle of an appointment.
CVS Pharmacy Main Street, Bunker Hill Mall, Charlestown, MA02129 CVS Pharmacy is in the Bunker Hill Mall. The store carries a variety of goods, such as paper towels, vitamin…More supplements, mouthwash, toothbrushes and beauty products. In addition, it has a pharmacy on-site, as well as a photo printing center.
Bunker Hill Laundromat 249 Main St, Charlestown, MA02129 Family-owned Bunker Hill Laundromat has been providing laundry service to the community of Charlestown since…More the late 1970s. It has a large inventory of washing machines and dryers, and it offers full-service washing and folding.
John H. Sawyer Funeral Home 329 Bunker Hill St, Charlestown, MA02129 The compassionate staff at the John H. Sawyer Funeral Home knows how tough decisions can be when it comes to honoring…More the lives of your loved ones. The John H. Sawyer Funeral Home supports local businesses such as Bunker Hill Florist for all its events. Prospective clients are encouraged to call for details about its services.
Bunker Hill Community College 250 Rutherford Ave, Charlestown, MA02129 Bunker Hill Community College offers more than 80 associate's degree and certificate programs geared toward providing…More its students with job skills or a transfer to a four-year college or university. Health care and criminal justice programs are among the school's most competitive. Its student population is diverse, representing residents from the city, the Greater Boston area as well as citizens from more than 90 different countries. Bunker Hill also offers students study abroad options, online and distance learning courses and midnight classes (yes - classes at midnight), a program that the school pioneered.
Costa Food Service 18 Bunker Hill Industrial Park, Boston, MA02129 Costa Food Services is a company with more than 50 years of experience. It manages food safety systems with its…More specialized product divisions.
J. W. Conway Bunker Hill American Legion Post 26 23 Adams St, Charlestown, MA02129 J. W. Conway Bunker Hill American Legion Post 26 is a nonprofit organization by veterans for veterans. Various events…More and activties are instigated by the Post in support of those who have sacrificed for the country. In 2010, Post 26 was renamed in memory of James W. Conway, who had served in the Korean War as part of the US Marine Corps.
This 221-foot granite obelisk was built to commemorate one of the first major conflicts of the Revolutionary War. It…More sits on what is actually Breed's Hill, where most of the fighting took place in the misnamed Battle of Bunker Hill. Visitors can climb the 294 steps to the top of the monument for striking views of the harbor and downtown Boston. But be warned: the climb is physically challenging and on a winding and narrow staircase.
At the base of the monument, there is an exhibit lodge that includes a detailed map of the battle as well as a statue of Joseph Warren, a fallen Bunker Hill hero. Outside, another statue pays tribute to Col. William Prescott, who helped lead the fight.
When the weather is fair, the lush grounds surrounding the monument are full of local residents and tourists alike, enjoying the views of Charlestown, sunning themselves or sitting under the shade of a tree.
The monument is a site along the Freedom Trail and is part of Boston's National Historic Parks.
*Special note: The monument is under reconstruction until Fall 2010. Although the exhibit lodge and surrounding park will remain open, there will be no climbing permitted in the monument.