Bunker Hill Monument

Erected on Breed’s Hill where most of the Battle of Bunker Hill occurred during the American Revolutionary War, Bunker Hill Monument was one of the United States’ first monuments. Located across the street from Bunker Hill Museum, the 221-foot obelisk was designed by Solomon Willard. Groups can learn about all aspects of the battle from the soldiers on both sides to the geography of Bunker Hill during lectures, while climbing the monument, on museum tours, in educational programs, and more.
 
Contact Info
Address: Monument Sq., Charlestown, MA 02129. Suffolk County.
 
Tel: 617-242-5689.
 
 
Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Activities.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
 
Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Historic Site Lesson Plan

While visiting one of the many historical sites around the country, such as Philadelphia’s Independence Hall or Washington D.C.’s National Mall, consider reasons for preserving them. They are historically significant and can be visited, toured, and admired. Students learn about the historical relevance of specific historical sites and the importance of preserving these sites.... Continue