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August 8

Charles Bulfinch

1763 – The celebrated architect Charles Bulfinch was born in Boston. He was particularly famous for the churches he designed in Boston, Taunton, Lancaster, and Pittsfield Massachusetts. His most important work was the State House in Boston. Bulfinch also designed houses, one of which had an oval room adjoining its garden and became the design for the Oval Office in the White House. Bulfinch was a founding member of All Souls Church (Unitarian) in Washington, D.C., and designed its first building. Read more about Charles Bulfinch.

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