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Charlestown,

town (1991 pop. 1,411) on the island of Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies. Charlestown is the chief town and port of the island. Sugar processing is the major industry; the port serves primarily to ship goods to St. Kitts. Alexander Hamilton was born in Charlestown.

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Charlestown,

former city, now part of Boston, Middlesex co., E Mass., on Boston Harbor, between the Mystic and the Charles rivers; settled 1629, included in Boston 1874. The oldest part of Boston, it was the site of the U.S. navy yard (est. 1801, closed 1973) where the U.S.S. ConstitutionConstitution,
U.S. 44-gun frigate, nicknamed Old Ironsides. It is perhaps the most famous vessel in the history of the U.S. navy. Authorized by Congress in 1794, the ship was launched in 1797 and was commissioned and put to sea in 1798 in the undeclared naval war with the
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 is moored. The battle of Bunker HillBunker Hill, battle of,
in the American Revolution, June 17, 1775. Detachments of colonial militia under Artemas Ward, Nathanael Greene, John Stark, and Israel Putnam laid siege to Boston shortly after the battles of Lexington and Concord.
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 was fought in the vicinity on June 17, 1775. Samuel MorseMorse, Samuel Finley Breese,
1791–1872, American inventor and artist, b. Charlestown, Mass., grad. Yale, 1810. He studied painting in England under Washington Allston and achieved some success.
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 was born in Charlestown. The navy yard is now the site of residential and commercial developments, but the area's history is preserved as part of the Boston National Historical Park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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As proud members of our Charlestown neighborhood, we are thrilled to support the BGCB Charlestown Club, and its efforts to promote education and healthy lifestyles among local teens," said Dennis Leonard, president of Delta Dental of Massachusetts.
As is true of most sections of Boston, the Charlestown residential real estate market is moving at a frenetic pace, fueled by a favorable mortgage interest rate environment and buyer demand outstripping the current supply of homes for sale.
Charlestown is popular with tourists and used as a backdrop for films and TV shows, such as Doctor Who and Tim Burton's Alice In Wonderland.
robbery became like a trade in Charlestown, passed down father to
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The hardhats of Charlestown didn't face a laissez-faire Democratic Party that ignored their economic interests and a Republican Party that appealed to their values.
Shortly after passing the Charlestown neck, the narrow base of a peninsula jutting out into Boston harbor, the 40 year-old messenger on horseback spotted two mounted men through the darkness.
Kingfish Hall: We would have preferred stopping in at Todd English's Olives restaurant in Charlestown, as it has gotten enthusiastic national press, but it doesn't take reservations - and the idea of waiting 90 minutes or, worse, dining at 5:30 in the afternoon didn't have much appeal.
The rebel inter-county star was his team's soul provider as gallant Charlestown were left to rue a succession of missed first-half chances.
Cherie, wearing a pale blue linen full-length jacket and a white top and trousers with white shoes, accompanied her husband to Charlestown but the children were not with them.
Charlestown, MA, have signed a three-year collaboration to use nuclear transfer (NT) technology to develop genetically modified miniature swine for the study of xenotransplantation.

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