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Long Wharf (Boston)

Long Wharf and Customhouse Block
Long Wharf Custom house block.jpg
Gardiner Building (left) and the Custom House Block (right)
LocationBoston, Massachusetts
Coordinates42°21′37″N 71°2′59″W / 42.36028°N 71.04972°W / 42.36028; -71.04972Coordinates: 42°21′37″N 71°2′59″W / 42.36028°N 71.04972°W / 42.36028; -71.04972
Area3 acres (1.2 ha)
NRHP reference No.66000768
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 13, 1966
Designated NHLNovember 13, 1966

Long Wharf (built 1710–1721) is a historic pier in Boston, Massachusetts which once extended from State Street nearly a half-mile into Boston Harbor. Today, the much-shortened wharf (due to land fill on the city end) functions as a dock for passenger ferries and sightseeing boats.[1]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.