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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Dorchester skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Dorchester architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Dorchester are included on this list. Information about these Dorchester buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Dorchester and older historic landmarks.

List buildings range from John F. Kennedy Library to Mary Fisk Stoughton House.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Dorchester?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Dorchester. Famous architectural houses within the city of Dorchester are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Dorchester Castle


Dorchester Castle was in the market town of Dorchester, Dorset, southern England. This motte and bailey castle stood in the north part of the town. Between 1154 and 1175 it was in possession of the Earl of Cornwall and it had become a royal possession by 1185. It appears to have been disused from ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

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Dorchester Community Church


The Dorchester Community Church is a historic church building off NH 118 in Dorchester, New Hampshire. The vernacular Greek Revival church was built in 1828 on Thompson's Hill. In 1883 the church was moved to be adjacent to the town hall, at which time it was disassembled and rebuilt at a smaller ...more

City/Town: Dorchester, New Hampshire, USA

Opened: Jan 01 1828

Dorset County Museum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Dorchester Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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Dorset County Museum


The Dorset County Museum is located in Dorchester, Dorset, England. Founded in 1846, the museum covers the county of Dorset's history and environment. The current building was built in 1881 on the former site of the George Inn. The building was designed specifically to house the museum's collection ...more

City/Town: United Kingdom

John F. Kennedy Library is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Dorchester Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings
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The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and museum of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. It is located on Columbia Point in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, next to the University of Massachusetts Boston and ...more

City/Town: Massachusetts, USA

Opened: Oct 20 1979

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