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USS Constitution, Boston, MA, USA

This remarkable ship is the oldest commissioned ship in the world. She was named by George Washington. She has sailed around the world, fought in innumerable wars, and has repeatedly served as the flagship of the US Navy. 17 more words


Each Stop on the Freedom Trail is a Memory

I wish I could take you with me on a walking tour of Boston and point out places that have Emilie Loring background stories.  But I’ve figured out a shortcut:  Boston’s Freedom Trail.   1,751 more words

Emilie Loring

USS Constitution Museum To Celebrate 40th Anniversary

BOSTON (AP) — The USS Constitution Museum is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary, just in time for the Fourth of July holiday.

The celebration, called “A 40 Year Journey,” is scheduled for Thursday in the Navy Yard of Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood. 90 more words


Top Ten "Firsts in USA" for Boston

Maybe we are just naive but we didn’t realise that Boston could lay claim to so many US 1sts.  I suppose this makes sense in some ways because it was one of the earliest founded cities but even so some of the things in the top ten are a surprise.   1,114 more words


5-28-2016: Boston, Massachusetts

Getting Into Boston

We got off the boat early this morning because we had a lot of things that we wanted to do in Boston. We took the Subway towards the North End, at the tip of the peninsula that Boston is on. 909 more words

New England Trip

USS Constitution Returns To Expanded Summer Hours

BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s USS Constitution, the world’s oldest commissioned warship still afloat, has reopened for expanded summer hours.

The ship is now open to visitors for free between 2:30 p.m. 117 more words


U.S.S. Constitution

The U.S.S. Constitution is the world’s oldest commissioned warship that is still afloat. Launched in 1797, it fought with distinction in the War of 1812. Over time it became a training ship, ambassador to other nations, and museum. 103 more words