Discover one of America s most historic cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning Boston s 400-year history, and then visit the places where history happened on walking tours of the city s historic neighborhoods. Boston expert Charles Bahne reveals some of the city s most shocking moments, from a murder mystery on the Harvard campus to the mistake that sent two million gallons of molasses pouring down Commerce Street. Other essays explore major historic events including the Boston Tea Party and the ride of Paul Revere to the establishment of the Red Sox and Fenway Park. The book also contains stories about John Hancock, Charles Bulfinch, Fredrick Law Olmsted, Alexander Graham Bell, Isabella Stewart Gardner, the Kennedys, and more."
Chronicles of Old Boston
Exploring New England's Historic Capital