Here lived and died George Francis Parkman, Jr. 1823-1908 Remembered with enduring gratitude by the City of Boston for his bequest of a $5 million fund that secures for-ever the maintenance and improvement of the Boston Common and other public parks (Boston Common is America’s oldest Park founded in 1634). The Parkman House is next to the gold domed Boston State Capital Building (as seen at the far right center photo above & aerial photo of State Capitol the Parkman House is to the left see below).
See computer graphic imaging (animation) of what Beacon Hill looked back in time :
Jimmy Carter slept here while he was Governor of Georgia in 1980.
Mayor Martin J. Walsh, together with Department of Neighborhood Development Director Sheila Dillon, Chief of Economic Development, John Barros, members of Boston Main Streets and community members, celebrate the Boston Main Streets volunteers and businesses of the year at the 20th Annual Boston Main Streets Award Ceremony, held at the Parkman House in Downtown Boston. Published on Jun 29, 2016
Parkman House 10 & 16 interior photos:
He was “Murdered at Harvard” and PBS made a documentary about it (link):