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Beacon Hill, From the Present Site of the Reservoir Between Hancock & Temple Sts.

Beacon Hill, From the Present Site of the Reservoir Between Hancock & Temple Sts. Chromolithograph
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The Beacon Hill Monument is shown at left, atop Beacon Hill, which is in the process of being cut away. The State House occupies the right side of the image. Men and horses are shown working on reducing the size of the hill.


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