General George Washington visits Charlestown.

The Charles River Bridge is built, replacing the ferry.

The Charlestown Artillery, a militia company, is founded.

Nathaniel Gorham, a prominent Charlestown merchant and politician, whose house faces the Market Square (now City Square) is elected President of the Continental Congress.  Gorham was later a signer of the U.S. Constitution. .

Warren Hall is built as an addition to the Warren Tavern by the tavern’s owner, an avid Mason, to house King Solomon’s Masonic Lodge meetings.