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Last updated: 5/1/18

Charlestown Navy Yard: Then and Now

Learn about the history of the Charlestown Navy Yard from 1800-1974.

The site of the Charlestown Navy Yard has played many roles in its nearly 250-year history. The landing site of the British Army during the Battle of Bunker Hill, then a naval facility building warships for the US Navy. National Park Service tour.