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Long Wharf And Custom House Block

Boston, Massachusetts
County of Suffolk.
Foot of State Street
National Register Number: 66000768
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Government - custom house.
Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Wharf.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 13, 1966):
Commemorates the mercantile history of Boston, one of America's major ports. The original Long Wharf (1710-21) was the city's busiest pier for many years. Customhouse Block (1848), a massive granite structure, was built during Boston's commercial zenith.

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