State House, Boston Built in 1798 

Happy Evacuation Day!
Following the arrival & emplacement of artillery liberated from Fort Ticonderoga, the Siege of Boston was lifted when occupying British forces evacuated the city on March 17, 1776. (Which just happens to coincide with another big event in Boston…)

Sketch of British and American Lines and Fortifications in Boston Area by John Trumbull, 1775

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