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4 edition of A history of Boston found in the catalog.

A history of Boston

the metropolis of Massachusetts, from its origin to the present period

by Caleb Hopkins Snow

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Published by A. Bowen in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boston -- History. [from old catalog]

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF73.3 .S68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [4], [9]-400 p.
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14012438M
    LC Control Number01012241

      For much of its history, the Dorchester School for Girls was occupied by up to 30 girls age On this week's Boston Uncovered, take a look at artifacts from the s that were uncovered during an archaeological dig.   The book starts with Christopher Columbus and the fierce storms that threatened his travel, hurricanes that hit the Massachusetts Bay colonies in .

    2 hours ago  The best workout heading up the hill is the long steady climb of Sixth Street. At the top, veer to the right of old South Boston High and onto Thomas Park, a semicircle around the hill. A BRIEF HISTORY OF BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA. By Tim Lambert. 17th Century Boston. Boston was founded in by English Puritans fleeing religious persecution. On 29 March a fleet of 11 ships carrying people sailed from England to .

      The memorial history of Boston by Justin Winsor, , Osgood edition,Cited by: Although I can always find something to question in any book written about 20th Century Boston, I found the Cohen volume to be substantive and accurate. To me, while growing up in Dorchester and attending Boston Latin, School, Logue was a giant.


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