A street in the Boston neighborhood of Charlestown.
oldest part of Boston, at the mouth of the Charles River: site of the battle of Bunker Hill
Origin of Charlestownafter Charles I of England: see Prince Charles
A former city of eastern Massachusetts, the oldest part of present-day Boston. It was settled c. 1629. The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought here at Breed's Hill on June 17, 1775.