Famous folks from Beacon Hill
The Boston-born architect is responsible for the Massachusetts State House and other notable historic buildings.
Bulfinch also built the original US Capitol rotunda dome.
Bulfinch experienced repeated financial trouble and often found himself in debtors prison, the Massachusetts State Prison that he himself designed.
The Beacon Hill Eagle Monument in Ashburton Park was designed by Bulfinch to commemorate the events that led up to the American Revolution.