Explaining North End Street Names and Copp’s Hill With a Windmill

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From local resident and researcher, Anne M. Pistorio, comes this street name article including a picture of the mid-17th century North End, complete with a windmill on the location now occupied by Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Anne spent almost two years looking for this 1999 Boston Tab article and found it with help at the Bostonian Society. If you live in the North End, you will want to read the article to find out the origin of your street name.

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One Response to Explaining North End Street Names and Copp’s Hill With a Windmill

  1. Joyce Stephens Mon, Jan. 30, 2012 at 5:11 pm #

    A fascinating read. Thanks to Anne Pistorio for her persistence in finding the article and thanks to Matt Conti for posting it.

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