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Iconic Statues, Time Capsule Hoisted To Old State House Perches

BOSTON (CBS) — Two iconic statues, one containing a special message for future generations, were returned to their perches above the city Sunday afternoon.

The lion and unicorn statues that sit atop the Old State House were hoisted with a crane and heavy chains back to their perches after being refurbished. 277 more words


Fie! Huzzah!


Today was warm, and full of walking.
I picked up where I left off yesterday on The Freedom Trail — Faneuli Hall. To get things started, I grabbed a latte from Red Barn Coffee Roasters inside Quincy Market. 665 more words


See SPOKES at Old State House as Car-Free Week Concludes in Little Rock

A good way to mark the conclusion of the Mayor’s Car-Free Challenge Week is to visit the exhibit Different Spokes at the Old State House Museum. 266 more words


1901 Boston Time Capsule Contents Revealed

BOSTON (CBS/AP) — The contents of a 1901 Boston time capsule opened last week have finally been revealed.

Old photographs of city officials, campaign buttons, letters and newspapers make up most of the 113-year-old artifacts found inside the head of a lion statue that guarded Boston’s Old State House. 394 more words


1901 Boston Time Capsule From Lion Statue Opened

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) —  The highly-anticipated opening of a time capsule that been hidden in the head of a lion statue atop a historical landmark for more than a century yielded at least one surprise Thursday: a hardcover book. 586 more words


Old State House - Boston, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Old State House stands nestled in among more modern building.