LITERARY BEACON HILL: State House to Tremont Street

The Massachusetts State House, designed by Charles Bulfinch, the leading architect of his time, is a grand repository of history as well as an architectural treasure. With a cornerstone laid by Samuel Adams in 1795, and a dome coppered by Paul Revere in 1802, its marble-floored corridors and spacious ceremonial rooms are filled with works of art depicting the state's unique heritage.

To begin the "LITERARY BEACON HILL: State House to Tremont Street" tour, which should take about 20 minutes to complete, turn left onto Beacon Street from the General Hooker entrance and stop at the corner of Bowdoin Street.

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