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Colonial and revolutionary landmarks of Boston

by Henry Greenwood Peabody

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Published by H. G. Peabody in [Pasadena, Cal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic buildings -- Massachusetts -- Boston.,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Description and travel.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF73.37 .P35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 21 p.
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14001183M
    LC Control Number14003283

    Colonial Jobs Map of Johnny Tremain's Boston. From the menu, you can see the locations of different landmarks by Chapter. You can use the "+" and "-" in the bottom left corner to zoom in "+" or out "-" on the map. Read about each landmark as you read the chapters. Scroll down to see questions concerning the landmark.   The British fleet had first entered Boston Harbor on October 2, , carrying 1, soldiers. Having soldiers living among them in tents on Boston Common–a standing army in 18th-century.

    Significant Events. The first church in Boston was established by John Winthrop’s settlement.. Boston’s first cemetery, King’s Chapel Burying Ground, was founded.. The first tavern/inn was opened in Boston by Puritan settler, Samuel Cole.. Boston Latin School opened; it was the first American public school.. “New College,” or “the College at New Towne. Also known as Beantown, Boston is a quintessential blend of colonial history and urban innovation. From charming cobblestone streets to revolutionary landmarks, Boston is a treasure trove of Americana. You’ll also find marvelous galleries, mouth-watering New England cuisine and wonderful sports enthusiasts committed to their beloved Red Sox.

    The American Revolution was, in a lot of ways, pretty crazy. A bunch of ragtag colonists managed to fend off one of the strongest military forces at the time and declared their freedom. The war stretched from upstate New York down to Virginia, and you can find Revolutionary War landmarks stretching across many of the original 13 colonies. Boston Public Library’s Local and Family History Lecture Series returns this month, detailing Colonial and Revolutionary Boston from the perspective of defiant brides, pre-Revolutionary War newspapers, and the stories of the men and women who actually lived it. The series is in its eleventh year of sharing information about the history of Boston and its neighborhoods and features tips and guidance for .


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