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The Freedom Trail: from Faneuil Hall to Boston Common

There is so much history in Boston. I guess some of the few things that immediately come to mind are the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre (brings me back to some high school American history). 1,183 more words

Travel

Way-Back Wednesday: The Old State House

This week I am visiting lovely Boston, Massachusetts. I love this city, there’s a crazy amount of stuff to see and do, and a lot of it involves a lot of great history, and history is my jam. 1,000 more words

History

Boston - The Real-Life Haunts of the Sons of Liberty

History.com: The three-night Sons of Liberty miniseries premiers on HISTORY January 25. Before tuning in, explore some of the real-life haunts in Boston where a group of young rebels lit the spark that ignited the American Revolution. 73 more words

Culture

Dusk in Boston

The color of the lights in this scene was fantastic. They were warmer than most city lights. This is looking past the Old State House with the Boston Custom House in the background right around dusk.

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. 275 more words

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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

History

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. 390 more words

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