After living in a leaky shed for 10 years, the Marines received money to build proper barracks. Marines constructed most of the building themselves, finishing it in 1811. Over the next 150 years, the barracks they lived in and the sites they protected changed. Still, the Marines and the commandants they served called the Navy Yard home.
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|Placed By||USS Constitution Museum- Boston National Historical Charleston Navy Yard- National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 330682 N 4693324|
|Decimal Degrees||42.37376667, -71.05650000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 22.426', W 71° 3.39'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 22' 25.56" N, 71° 3' 23.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||617, 781, 857|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20 1st Ave, Boston MA 02129, US|
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