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Muster House Clock

Artist:

Howard Clock Company

Location:

 

Location

United States
42° 22' 30.3492" N, 71° 3' 14.5728" W

Neighborhood:

Charlestown

Type:

Architectural Element

Year:

1850

Medium:

Bronze

Collection:

Funders:

Boston Redevelopment Authority

Description:

The clock is in the cupola of Building 31 in the Charlestown Navy Yard. Made by the Howard Clock Company, it was installed in 1850 and is the oldest extant Howard clock in the Boston area. Restored to running order and given new lighting by the Boston Redevelopment Authority, the clock is a landmark in the Navy Yard neighborhood.

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