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Chronicles of Old Boston: Exploring New England's Historic Capital (Chronicles)

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Discover one of America’s most historic cities through 29 dramatic true stories spanning Boston’s 400-year history. Boston expert Charles Bahne reveals some of the city’s most shocking moments including a murder mystery on the Harvard campus to the mistake that sent 2 million gallons of molasses pouring down Commercial Street. Other essays explore the major historic events from the founding of “the city on the hill” to the Boston Tea Party and the ride of Paul Revere to the establishment of the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Then visit the places where history happened with walking tours of the city’s historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs, detailed maps and period images.

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Discover one of America's most historic cities through twenty-eight dramatic true stories spanning Boston's four-hundred-year history and walking tours of the city's historic neighborhoods. Essays explore the major historic events from the founding of  "the city on the hill," to the Boston Tea Party and the ride of Paul Revere, to the establishment of the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Learn how Boston became the financial center of the country, discover the Great Molasses Flood, and walk in the steps of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Then see it all for yourself with guided walking tours of each of Boston's historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps.

About the Author

Charles Bahne is a Boston historian, tour guide and author of The Complete Guide to Boston's Freedom Trail. Charlie graduated from MIT with a major in Urban Studies and Planning, focusing on urban history and tourism. He has worked in some of the city's historic sites and museums, as a seasonal Park Ranger with Boston National Historical Park and has taught many Exploritas programs about Boston and its role in the American Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780984633401
Author:
Bahne, Charles
Publisher:
Museyon Inc
Subject:
United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Subject:
Travel - U.S./New England
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Chronicles
Publication Date:
20120431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 0.82 in

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» Travel » North America » United States » New England

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Discover one of America's most historic cities through twenty-eight dramatic true stories spanning Boston's four-hundred-year history and walking tours of the city's historic neighborhoods. Essays explore the major historic events from the founding of  "the city on the hill," to the Boston Tea Party and the ride of Paul Revere, to the establishment of the Red Sox and Fenway Park. Learn how Boston became the financial center of the country, discover the Great Molasses Flood, and walk in the steps of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. Then see it all for yourself with guided walking tours of each of Boston's historic neighborhoods, illustrated with color photographs and period maps.

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