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"I had driven by the Bunker Hill Monument hundreds of times before I ever went to see it. Because I had always seen it from a distance, I never get a feel for it's immense size until I got close. And the grueling climb to the top is a great workout!"
At dawn on June 17, 1775 British troops occupying Boston noticed a fortification had been built by Colonial troops on Bunker Hill. Ordered to capture the fortification, the British failed in their first two attempts. On their third attempt they were successful.
Although the British were ultimately victorious in the battle it was a moral victory for the Colonists. Of an estimated 2200 British troops, there were more than 1300 were casualties. Of an estimated 2500 to 4000 Colonists, there were only 400 to 600 were casualties.
The cornerstone of the monument was laid on the 50th anniversary of the battle. After several funding delays the completed 221 foot tall Egyptian style obelisk was dedicated on June 17, 1843 with President John Tyler in attendance.