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Boston, Massachusetts

The city of Boston is ravished with historical artifacts. You can plan a trip to Boston with TripHobo Travel Planner for best Travel Experience. From the Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum to the Old North Church, the traveler obtain an fascinating history lesson. As we...

The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe

Once upon a time at Fort Independence  an argument came to pass. But, this fight would emerge in history as the stimulus for one of Edgar Allen Poe’s most celebrated horror sagas. The Cask of Amontillado recounts the story of two officers; one of which massacres the...

Fenway Park–Boston’s Field of Dreams

“It may not be the field of dreams, but to [Bostonians] it might as well be.” Boston’s famed baseball coliseum is the oldest in the nation; opening its entrance on April 20, 1912. That evening is memorialized as the night the Titanic sunk. Could this be the reason of...

Dorothy “Dorcas” Good

     Picture having your four year old impeached for the sins of black magic. Your offspring is housed in a a defiled fecal infested cloister where the youngster is also restricted by shackles. Is this the embarkation of a horror film? It could be... but it’s not....

Paul Revere (con’t)

“Listen my children and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere”–The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere (1861), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Reading of that fateful evening in question did Revere’s acknowledgement in Longfellow’s sonnet warrant mention. Revere did...

1776 and Slavery

"John... these men, no matter how much we disagree with them are not ribbon clerks to be bossed around; they are proud accomplish men, the cream of their colonies and whether you like it or not they will be part of this new nation you hope to create."–Benjamin...

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...

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