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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Old State House

With Independence Day just around the corner, it seemed only fitting for this week’s post to feature a neighborhood site located on Boston’s freedom trail. Here we have a photo of the Old State House that was built back in 1713. This building is actually the oldest surviving public building in the city! Originally known Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: McLaughlin Building

This building located on Fulton Street in the North End may look familiar to you because it is still remains today! Although now it has been converted to condominiums, it is the oldest cast-iron building in New England and was formerly the McLaughlin Elevator Building. It was recognized for it’s signature Italianate Style architecture that was popular Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: JFK Campaigning in the Prado

With the anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s birthday earlier this week, it seemed fitting to feature this photo of his congressional campaign in the North End in June of 1946. At only 29 years old and with little political experience, JFK was running on the idea of youthfulness and change. He focused on organizing parties to meet Read More…

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Historical Photo: Robert Newman’s House

Just in time for Patriots’ Day, this week’s photo is of Robert Newman’s house in 1775, located on the corner of Sheafe Street and Salem Street in the North End. If you’re unfamiliar with his story, Robert Newman was known for the critical role he played during Paul Revere’s fateful midnight ride. At Revere’s request, Newman Read More…

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Historic Neighborhood Photo: Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

We all know that the North End is full of history… well this week’s photo of Copp’s Hill Burying Ground is a visual representation of that past. It was founded in 1659 and during that time over 10,000 merchants, artisans, craft people, and slaves were buried here, making it the largest colonial burying ground in Read More…