Beacon Hill

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Bea·con Hill

An area of Boston, Massachusetts, noted for its historic residences, brick sidewalks, and picturesque mews.
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Noun1.Beacon Hill - a fashionable section of BostonBeacon Hill - a fashionable section of Boston; site of the Massachusetts capital building
Bean Town, Beantown, Boston, capital of Massachusetts, Hub of the Universe - state capital and largest city of Massachusetts; a major center for banking and financial services
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Several of these guns, and especially that at Giffords and the one on Beacon Hill above Matawan, were remarkably well handled.
But hard upon that came the desperate attempt of a party of young clubmen from New York, who, inspired by patriotic and adventurous imaginations, slipped off in half a dozen motor-cars to Beacon Hill, and set to work with remarkable vigour to improvise a fort about the Doan swivel gun that had been placed there.
Not to many men surely, the depot, the post-office, the bar-room, the meeting-house, the school-house, the grocery, Beacon Hill, or the Five Points, where men most congregate, but to the perennial source of our life, whence in all our experience we have found that to issue, as the willow stands near the water and sends out its roots in that direction.
Our Aunt Hancock lived in the Governor's house, on Beacon Hill, at that time." Here the old lady bridled up still more, for she was very proud of "our aunt." "Ah, my dears, those were the good old times!" she continued, with a sigh.
"He is Squire Gordon, of Birtwick Park, the other side the Beacon Hills," said James.
The Whitney, a new 65-room luxury boutique hotel, has officially opened its doors in Boston's historic Beacon Hill. Developed by Related Beal and operated by Hersha Hospitality Management (HHM), the property is located at the corner of Charles Street and Cambridge Street, and named for Henry Melville Whitney, a prominent Boston industrialist who once owned the site.
Beacon Hill's Ryegrass is a luxurious Shepherd's Hut in Northumberland, which serves up glamping at its finest.
Wilson Ave., from 1:30 to 7 p.m., a third donation site will be available at Beacon Hill Retirement Community, 2400 S.
Beacon Hill Apartments, a 624-unit luxury apartment community in Oakland County, Mich., and Anlam Mobile MD, based in Woodhaven, Mich., partnered to offer a unique service to Beacon Hills' employees and residents.
Hampshire Constabularybelieves the incident happened in a large area of woodland between Beacon Hill Road, Aldershot Road and Fleet Road.