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
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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
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