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Everything is illuminated at Bunker Hill obelisk

A $100,000 new lighting system drew onlookers to Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown yesterday. A $100,000 new lighting system drew onlookers to Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown yesterday. (WIQAN ANG FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
April 21, 2007

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The bluish lights that have bathed the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge in a sapphire glow since 2002 had an unintended consequence. It made glaringly obvious the shortcomings of the floodlights that shone haphazardly on the 221-foot obelisk that has stood on nearby Bunker Hill since 1843. (Full article: 296 words)

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