Massachusetts Statehouse

Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts

Photos 

Massachusetts State House, Gates & Steps

8. Historic American Buildings Survey Frank O. Branzetti, Photographer May 23, 1941 (a) EXT.-FRONT OF STATE HOUSE, LOOKING NORTHEAST

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Description 

The seat of Massachusetts' government since its completion in 1798. Also a significant example of Federal architecture. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 19, 1960

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000771
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Capitol
Current function
Capitol
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant years
1787; 1795; 1798

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • July 21, 2015: New photos from Michael Miller
  • July 16, 2014: New photo from Michael Miller

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