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Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Boston, MA

Picture of a Reenactment of the Boston Tea Party

On the evening of December 16, 1773, well over a hundred people calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three ships (the Beaver, Dartmouth, and Eleanor) tied up to Griffin’s Wharf. The ships were from London carrying cargoes of British East India Company tea. The Sons of Liberty were protesting the tea act and in ...
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Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival, Boston, Massachusetts

Picture of Greg Osby Performing at the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival

The Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival has grown from its beginnings in 2001 when it attracted 10,000 people to become Boston’s most popular outdoor festival attracting more than 70,000 people. It was founded by local restaurateur Darryl Settles who ran the event through 2006. In 2007, the Berklee College of Music, a supporter of the festival from its beginning, took over ...
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Boston Beaches

While there are many famous and popular beaches around Boston, there are also a few nice beaches within the city limits of Boston. These include: The Beaches of Dorchester Malibu Beach – Morrissey Boulevard. Bathhouse. Savin Hill Beach – Morrissey Boulevard. Playground facilities, tennis and basketball courts. Tenean Beach, Tenean Street. Baseball fields. The Beaches of East Boston Constitution Beach ...
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Old State House Museum, Boston, Massachusetts

Picture of the Old State House, Boston, MA

Located at the intersection of Washington and State Streets, within walking distance of historic Faneuil Hall, and on the Freedom Trail, is the oldest surviving public building in Boston, the Old State House. Now a non-profit history museum, this government building, built in 1713, is the seat of the first elected legislature in the newly-formed Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In its ...
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The Boston Marathon

Picture of the Boston Marathon in Wellesley, MA

Managed by the Boston Athletic Association (BAA), the Boston Marathon is one of the world’s most prestigious running events and also the world’s oldest annual marathon. The race is held Annually on Patriots Day (the third Monday in April) when approximately 20,000 runners run the 26.22 mile course from the start in Hopkinton, Massachusetts to the finish in Copley Square ...
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Sports Museum of New England, Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Boston’s TD Garden is the Sports Museum of New England. In 1977, two educators, Matt Sgan and Vic Caliri founded the Museum as a non-profit, educational organization where inner-city and suburban youth would find inspiration and “learn the values of leadership, respect, and cooperation while honoring leading citizens and athletes of New England.” At the Museum visitors will ...
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Boston Children’s Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts

In 1951, one of America’s oldest children’s theatrical organizations was founded – the Boston Children’s Theatre (BCT). This not-for-profit standalone organization is focused on “Live Theatre for Children by Children.” Boston Children’s Theatre History In 1920, a charitable corporation was formed for “the promotion of a better and more healthful community toward men in the military and naval service of ...
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Boston Baked Theatre, Boston, Massachusetts

Located in Davis Square in Somerville, Massachusetts is Boston Baked Theatre (BBT), a high-quality, original musical theatre geared to children ages 3 – 12 and their families. The Theatre offers lively shows based on familiar fables and fairy tales set to music and filled with much laughter, entertaining the entire audience. Shows include Snow White, Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, ...
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