Profile for Charlestown, Massachusetts, MA
Charlestown Bridge, Charlestown, MA
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Charlestown is a neighborhood of Boston
. Elevation is 39 feet.
The community was founded in 1629, before Boston.
The Charlestown Navy Yard operated here from 1800 to 1974. A portion of the yard then became part of Boston National Historical Park.
The famous Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill actually was fought here on Breed?s Hill.
Filming location for:
· 2006 movie, "The Departed"
· 1997 movie, "Good Will Hunting"
Local festivals include:
- Bunker Hill Day Weekend - June 9-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Charlestown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Colleges and universities:
Bunker Hill Community College
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