Week5Assignment - Week5 Assignment 1 Around 20 years before the structure of the Bunker Hill Monument architects had been trying stone as a solid

Week5Assignment - Week5 Assignment 1 Around 20 years...

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Week5 Assignment 1 Around 20 years before the structure of the Bunker Hill Monument, architects had been trying stone as a solid structure material and discovering its advantages. It appeared a steady stone which guaranteed life span and strength and much rock was to be found in quarries in and around Quincy, MA. The obelisk that denotes the site of the Battle of Bunker Hill was the primary pillar worked in America. The foundation of the landmark was laid in 1825 however it took seventeen years to construct the 221 foot (67 meters) stone landmark on the grounds that the supporters of the task continued coming up short on assets. Neighborhood residents thought the somewhat finished landmark was a blemish and ought to be torn down. The Bunker Hill Monument likewise has a unique history. The foundation was laid in 1825, with Daniel Webster tending to a horde of 100,000. Patrons assembled one of the leading railroads in the country to tote eight-ton rock hinders from a quarry south of

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