Breed's Hill

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a hill in Charlestown that was the site of the battle of Bunker Hill in 1775

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The urban trail covers 2 1/2 miles from Boston Common to the summit of Breed's Hill, where a decisive battle was mistakenly named for nearby Bunker Hill.
Called on to install a new natural gas line to serve Boston's Bunker Hill and exhibit lodge, Enterprise's crew set up its HDD unit adjacent to the 221-foot-high monument atop Breed's Hill, the actual site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill.
The Battle of Bunker Hill was really fought for the most part at nearby Breed's Hill, where American soldiers on the night of June 16, 1775, erected fortifications.
BOSTON -- If approved, the Breed's Hill Historic District in Charlestown, MA will be listed on the National Register of Historic Places and will be an expansion of the Monument Square Historic District listed on the National Register in 1987.
Word of the plans were leaked, and the colonial troops audaciously constructed a redoubt - an earthen fort - on Breed's Hill in the early hours of June 17 and moved soldiers into lines along the Charlestown peninsula.