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Overnight in Boston

I was booked overnight for a single room at the College Club of Boston on Commonwealth Avenue, not far from the Boston Public Garden. From the Back Bay railway station, I had a choice of walking a few minutes, catching a bus one stop, then walking another few minutes for 9 minutes travel time, or just walking for 11 minutes travel time. 455 more words

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Broad Street Riot, Boston, 1837

In the spring of 1837, the worse financial panic in the nation’s history ruined banks from Natchez, Mississippi to Boston, Massachusetts. With businesses failing and unemployment on the rise, tension dominated cities across the country. 1,064 more words