Vintage Style (and Budget)
The Massachusetts State House was first constructed in 1798 and cost five times the original estimate at $133,000.
Renowned Architecture and Architect
Designed by architect Charles Bullfinch, the Massachusetts State House is considered a civic masterpiece.
Part of An Evolving Landscape
The Massachusetts State House was built directly on a cow pasture formerly owned by John Hancock.
Not a HoneyComb!
At the top of the golden dome, there is a pinecone, signifying the area’s reliance on logging for many centuries.