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Adams National Historic Park

Article published at travelandtalk "You and I ought not to die before we explained ourselves to each other.”–John Adams wrote to Thomas Jefferson, 1813 At the Adams National Historical Park you can bear witness to the contribution the Adams' ancestry made to the...

Battle on Lexington Green

It is said, the onslaught at Lexington (MA) was a duel between British regulars–who were tired and fatigue and drunken colonists. Following an extensive advance through the Charles River and the municipality of Boston, the British militia arrived wet and extremely...

Paul Revere Pt. 1

Word of mouth has it: Paul Revere's offsprings had a hand in his celebrated midnight ride of April 18, 1775. Revere, it is asserted had so many children (eighteen–8 by his current wife and 8 from a previous marriage) that no British regulars wanted to be stationed in...

Tribute to September 11

We will never–maybe we can't (or maybe we don't want to) forget where we were on Sept 11 2001 America came together that day as one We aren't able to forget what happened But you see, it isn't our choice The angels in heaven, they don't want us to For they know that...

Boston Tea Party ship&museum

by Thomas McGovern Published on travel&talk.com Let us proceed back to December 16, 1773. On this night, constituents of the Sons of Liberty, clothed as Mohawk Indians would unload 342 chests of tea in what has become known as the Boston Tea Party. “We then...

Boston: Ghosts and Gravestones

by Tom McGovern Published on travel&talk.info There is a dark side of Boston-come experience it, if you dare… Come join us as we take a trip through the under-belly of one of the most treasured cities in the world – Boston, MA. The city is distinguished for its...

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