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Boston is home to plenty of American history and art, so don't miss the Freedom Trail, Beacon Hill, Quincy Market or the art museums. Maybe enjoy a seafood dinner and a Samuel Adams beer. For a change of pace checkout, Shear Madness at the Charles Playhouse. - AsNotedIn


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1767
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Old Post Rd Between Boston and Springfield
Abbotsford
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300 Walnut Ave
Adams-Nervine Asylum
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  • NRHP
990 - 1020 Centre St
African Meetinghouse
  • Activity
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  • Visit
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  • NHL
8 Smith St
All Saints' Church
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211 Ashmont St
Allston Congregational Church
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31 - 41 Quint Ave
Alvah Kittredge House
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12 Linwood St
Ames Building
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1 Court St
Arlington Street Church
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351 Boylston St Arlington St
Armory of the First Corps of Cadets
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97 - 105 Arlington St and 130 Columbus Ave
Arnold Arboretum
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  • NHL
22 Divinity Ave
ARTHUR J LYNN (schooner)
Current location is unknown
Auchmuty Building
  • Lost
  • PRHP
104 - 122 Kingston St and 115--125 Essex St
Back Bay Historic District
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Roughly bounded by the Charles River, Arlington, Providence, Boylston and Newbury Sts, and Charlesgate East
Baker Congregational Church
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760 Saratoga St
Baker, Sarah J, School
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33 Perrin St
Beach-Knapp District
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Roughly bounded by Harrison Ave, Washington, Kneeland, and Beach Sts
Beacon Hill Historic District
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  • NHL
Bounded by Beacon St, the Charles River Embankment, and Pinckney, Revere, and Hancock Sts
Bedford Building
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89 - 103 Bedford St
Bellevue Standpipe
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Washington St and Roxbury Pkwy Bellevue Hill
Benedict Fenwick School
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150 Magnolia St
Bennington Street Burying Ground
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Bennington St Between Swift and Harmony Sts
Berger Factory
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37 Williams St
Betty Ann Food Shop
  • Eats
565 Bennington St Moore St
Bigelow School
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350 W 4th St
Blackstone Block Historic District
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Area bound by Union, Hanover, Blackstone, and North Sts
Blue Hills Parkway
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Blue Hills Pkwy
Boston African American National Historic Site
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  • NHS
46 Joy St Smith Ct
Boston Athenaeum
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  • NHL
1012 Beacon St
Boston Common
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  • NHL
Beacon St, Park St, Tremont St, Boylston St and Charles St
Boston Common and Public Garden
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Beacon St, Charles St, Boylston St and Arlington St
Boston Consumptives Hospital
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249 River St
Boston Edison Electric Illuminating Company
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25 - 39 Boylston St
Boston Engine Company No 32
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442 Bunker Hill St E of Main St
Boston National Historical Park
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  • NHP
City wide
Boston Naval Shipyard
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  • NHL
1 Constitution Rd Charlestown Navy Shipyard
Boston Public Garden
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  • NHL
Beacon St, Charles St, Boylston St and Arlington St
Boston Public Library
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  • NHL
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Copley Sq
Boston Transit Commission Building
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15 Beacon St
Boston Young Men's Christian Association
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312 - 320 Huntington Ave
Boston Young Men's Christian Union
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48 Boylston St
Bowditch School
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80 - 82 Greene St
Boylston Building
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2 - 22 Boylston St
Brandegee Estate
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280 Newton St
Brighton Center Historic District
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Academy Hill R., Chestnut Hill Ave, Dighton, Elko, Henshaw, Leicester, Market, Washington, and Winship Sts
Brighton Evangelical Congregational Church
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404 - 410 Washington St
Brook Farm
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  • NHL
670 Baker St
Building at 138--142 Portland Street
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138 - 142 Portland St
Building at 20--30 Broomfield Street
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20 - 30 Bromfield St
Bulfinch Triangle Historic District
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Roughly bounded by Canal, Market, Merrimac, and Causeway Sts
Bunker Hill Monument
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  • NHL
Monument Sq Breed's Hill, Freedom Trail
Bunker Hill School
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65 Baldwin St S of Bunker Hill St
Calf Pasture Pumping Station Complex
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435 Mt Vernon St
Cathedral Church of St Paul
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  • NHL
136 Tremont St
Cathedral of St George Historic District
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517-523 - 525 E Broadway
Central Congregational Church
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  • NHL Dis
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67 Newbury St Berkeley St
Charles Playhouse
  • Show
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74 - 78 Warenton St
Charles River Basin Historic District
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Both banks of Charles River From Eliot Bridge to Charles River Dam
Charles River Reservation--Upper Basin Headquarters
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Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church
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551 Warren St Elm Hill Ave
Charles Sumner House
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20 Hancock St
Charlestown Heights
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Roughly bounded by St Martin, Bunker Hill, Medford, and Sackville Sts
Chester Harding House
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16 Beacon St
Chestnut Hill Reservoir Historic District
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Beacon St and Commonwealth Ave
Christ Church, Hyde Park
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1220 River St Maple St
Church Green Buildings Historic District
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101 - 113 Summer St
Church of the Disciples
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201 W Brookline St Warren Ave
Clapp Houses
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195 and 199 Boston St
Codman Building
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55 Kilby St
Codman Square District
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Norfolk, Talbot, Epping, Lithgow, Centre, and Moultrie Sts
Collins Building
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213 - 217 Washington St
Colonial Theatre
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106 Boylston St Tremont St
Commercial Palace Historic District
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Roughly bounded by Franklin, Devonshire, Bedford, Chauncy, Summer, and Hawley Sts
Compton Building
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159, 161 - 175 Devonshire St, 18-20 Arch St
Congregation Adath Jeshurun
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397 Blue Hill Ave
Congress Street Fire Station
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344 Congress St
Copp's Hill Burial Ground
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21 Hull St Charter St, Snowhill St and Hull St
Copp's Hill Terrace
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Between Commercial and Charter Sts W of Jackson Place
Crowninshield House
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164 Marlborough St
Custom House District
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Between JFK Surface Rd, Kilby St, S Market St, High St and Batterymarch St
Cyclorama Building
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543 - 547 Tremont St
David Sears House
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42 Beacon St
Dearborn School
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25 Ambrose St
Dedham Manufacturing Company Historic District
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Knight and Readville Sts and Damon Pl
Dill Building
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11 - 25 Stuart St
Dillaway School
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16 - 20 Kenilworth St
Dimock Community Health Center Complex
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41 and 55 Dimock St
District 13 Police Station
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28 Seaverns Ave
Donald McKay House
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78 - 80 White St
Dorchester Heights Historic District
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Roughly a 1 block area surrounding Telegraph Hill
Dorchester Heights National Historic Site
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  • NHS
38 Thomas Park
Dorchester Lower Mills Library
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1110 Washington St
Dorchester North Burying Ground
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Stroughton St and Columbia Rd
Dorchester Park
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Bounded by Dorchester Ave, Richmond, Adams and Richview Sts
Dorchester Pottery Works
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101 - 105 Victory Rd
Dorchester Temple Baptist Church
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670 Washington St
Dorchester--Milton Lower Mills Industrial District (Boundary Increase)
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Roughly: Adams, River, Medway Sts, Millers Lane, Eliot and Adams Sts
Dorchester-Milton Lower Mills Industrial District
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Both sides of Neponset River
Douglass, Frederick, Square Historic District
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Roughly bounded by Hammond St, Cobat St, Windsor St, and Westminister St, Lower Roxbury
Dudley Station Historic District
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Dudley St, Washington St and Warren St
Durgin Park
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340 Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Eagle Hill Historic District
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Roughly bounded by Border, Lexington, Trenton, and Falcon Sts
East Boston High School, Old
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127 Marion St
Ebenezer Clough House
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21 Unity St
Edward Everett Hale House
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12 Morley St
Eliot Burying Ground
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Eustis and Washington Sts
Eliot Congregational Church
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56 Dale St, corner 118--120 Walnut St
Eliot Hall
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7A Eliot St
Elizabeth Peabody Residence
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15 West St Between Tremont St and Washington St
Ellen H Swallow Richards House
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  • NHL
32 Eliot St
Engine House No 34
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444 Western Ave
Ether Dome, Massachusetts General Hospital
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Fruit St
Evergreen Cemetery
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Exchange Building
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53 State St
Fairview Cemetery
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Faneuil Hall
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  • NHL
  • AIA Fav
Dock Sq
Faneuil, Peter, School
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60 Joy St
Federal Reserve Bank
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30 Pearl St
Fenway Park
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4 Yawkey Way Brookline Ave
Fenway Studios
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30 Ipswich St
Fenway-Boylston Street District
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Fenway, Boylston, Westland, and Hemenway Sts
Fields Corner Municipal Building
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1 Arcadia St, 195 Adams St
Filene's Department Store
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426 Washington St
First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church of Boston
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66 Berkeley St Chandler St
First Baptist Church
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Commonwealth Ave and Clarendon St
First Church of Jamaica Plain
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6 Eliot St
First Congregational Church of Hyde Park
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6 Webster St River St
Forest Hills Cemetery
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95 Forest Hills Ave
Fort Independence
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2000 William J Day Blvd Castle Island
Fort Point Channel Historic District
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Necco Court, Thomson Pl, A St, Binford, Congress St, Farnsworth St, Melcher St, Midway, Sleeper St, Stillings St, Summer St
Frances and Isabella Apartments
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430-432 and 434- 436 Dudley St
Francis B Austin House
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58 High St
Francis Parkman House
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50 Chestnut St
Frederick Ayer Mansion
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  • NHL
395 Commonwealth Ave
Freedom Trail
  • Activity
  • 1000 P
  • 1001 Walk
Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Downtown, North End and Charlestown
Fulton-Commercial Streets District
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Fulton, Commercial, Mercantile, Lewis, and Richmond Sts
Garrison, William Lloyd, School
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20 Hutchings St
Gibson House
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137 Beacon St
Goldsmith Block
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41 Ruggles St, 746-750 Shawmut Ave
Goodnow Building
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81 - 95 Richmond St
Granary Burying Ground
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10 Tremont St Park St
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of New England
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520 Parker St
Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church
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378A - 380 Washington St
Haffenreffer Brewery
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Germania St
Harrison Gray Otis First House
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  • NHL
141 Cambridge St
Harrison Gray Otis Second House
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85 Mt Vernon St
Harrison Loring House
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789 E Broadway St
Harrison Square Historic District
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Bounded by MBTA Braintree line embankment, Park, Everett, Freeport, Mill, Asland, Blanche Sts, Victory Rd
Harriswood Crescent
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60 - 88 Harold St
Harvard Avenue Fire Station
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16 Harvard Ave
Harvard Avenue Historic District
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  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Linden St, Commonwealth Ave, Harvard Ave, and Park Vale Ave
Harvard Medical School Quadrangle
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25 Longwood Ave N of Huntington Ave, Longwood T
Harvard Stadium
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
60 N Harvard St
Haskell, Edward H, Home for Nurses
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220 Fisther Ave, 63 Parker Hill Ave
Hayden Building
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681 - 683 Washington St
Headquarters House
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  • NHL
55 Beacon St
Hemenway Building
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2 - 16 Tremont St
Hibernian Hall
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182 - 186 Dudley St
Highland Spring Brewery Bottling and Storage Buildings
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Historic Bay Village
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Fayette St Fayette St, Stuart St and Isabella St
Home for Aged Couples
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409 419 Walnut Ave and 2055 Columbus Ave
Hoosac Stores
  • Lost
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115 Constitution Rd (Water St) Charlestown Navy Shipyard
House at 1 Bay Street
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1 Bay St
House at 17 Cranston Street
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17 Cranston St
International Trust Company Building
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39 - 47 Milk St
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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  • 1000 P
280 The Fenway
Jacob Wirth
  • Eats
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31 - 39 Stuart St
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood House
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  • PRHP
276 Amory St
James Blake House
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735 Columbia Rd
John Eliot Square District
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  • NRHP
John Eliot Sq
John F Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
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  • Visit
Columbia Point
John Hancock Tower
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  • AIA Fav
200 Clarendon St St James Ave
John Harris House and Farm
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284 Newton St
Joshua Bates School
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  • NRHP
731 Harrison Ave
Kennedy's Building
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  • PRHP
26 - 38 Summer St, 84--88 Hawley St, and Snow Place
King's Chapel
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  • NHL
58 Tremont St School St
L Street Tavern
  • Drink
658 E 8th St L St
Larz Anderson Park Historic District
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Bounded by Goddard and Avon Sts
Lawrence Model Lodging Houses
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  • NRHP
79, 89, 99 and 109 E Canton St
Leather District
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  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Atlantic Ave, Kneeland, Lincoln, and Essex Sts
Legal Sea Foods - Copley Place
  • Eats
  • 1000 P
100 Huntington Ave
Liberty Tree District
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  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Harrison Ave, Washington, Essex and Beach Sts
Lightship No 112, NANTUCKET
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
256 Marginal St Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina
Locke--Ober Restaurant
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3 - 4 Winter Pl
Long Wharf and Customhouse Block
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
Foot of State St
Loring-Greenough House
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  • NRHP
12 South St
Lower Roxbury Historic District
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  • NRHP
Roughly, area surrounding Coventry, Cunard, and Walpole Sts
LUNA (tugboat)
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
NDC Pier Charles River
Mariner's House
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  • NRHP
11 North Sq
Massachusetts General Hospital
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
Fruit St
Massachusetts Historical Society Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
1154 Boylston St
Massachusetts Mental Health Center
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  • NRHP
74 Fenwood Rd
Massachusetts School of Art
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  • NRHP
364 Brookline Ave
Massachusetts Statehouse
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
Beacon Hill
Middlesex Canal Historic and Archeological District
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  • NRHP
Mike and Patty's
  • Eats
12 Church St Fayette St
Mission Hill Triangle Historic District
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  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Smith St, Worthington St, Tremont St, and Huntington Ave
Modern Pastry
  • Eats
257 Hanover St Parmenter St
Monument Square Historic District
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  • NRHP
Monument Sq
Moreland Street Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Kearsarge, Blue Hill Aves, Warren, Waverly, and Winthrop Sts
Morton Street, Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
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  • NRHP
Morton St
Mount Hope Cemetery
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Mount Pleasant Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Forest St and Mount Pleasant Ave
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
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  • Visit
  • Visit
  • TC
465 Huntington Ave
Nathan Appleton Residence
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
39 - 40 Beacon St
National Shawmut Bank
  • Sight
  • PRHP
20 - 42 Water St, 70--84 Devonshire St, and 33--59 Congress St
Nazing Court Apartments
  • Sight
  • NRHP
224 - 236 Seaver St and 1-8 Nazing Court
Neponset Valley Parkway, Metorpolitan Park System of Greater Boston
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  • NRHP
Neponset Valley Pkwy
New England Conservatory of Music
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  • NRHP
  • NHL
290 Huntington Ave
New Riding Club
  • Sight
  • NRHP
52 Hemenway St
Newspaper Row
  • Sight
  • NRHP
322 - 328 Washington St, 5-23 Milk St, and 11 Hawley St
Nichols House Museum
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • WPHB
55 Mount Vernon St Walnut St
North Terminal Garage
  • Sight
  • NRHP
600 Commercial St
Oak Square School
  • Sight
  • NRHP
35 Nonantum St
Ohabei Shalom Cemetery
  • Sight
  • NRHP
147 Wordsworth St
Old City Hall
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
45 School St Providence St
Old Corner Bookstore
  • Sight
  • NRHP
283 Washington St School St
Old Harbor Reservation Parkways, Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
William J Day Blvd, Columbia Rd between Farragut Rd and Kosciuszko Cir, Old Colony Ave between Pacuska Ave
Old North Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
193 Salem St
Old South Church in Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
645 Boylston St
Old South Meetinghouse
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
  • TC
310 Washington St Milk St
Old State House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
  • TC
Washington and State Sts
Old West Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
131 Cambridge St
Olmsted Park System
  • Sight
  • NRHP
City wide, Encompassing the Back Bay Fens, Muddy River, Olmsted (Leverett Park), Jamaica Park, Arborway and Franklin Park
Ozias Goodwin House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
7 Jackson Ave Charter St
Paine Furniture Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
75 - 81 Arlington St Stuart St
Park Street Church
  • Sight
1 Park St Tremont St
Park Street District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Tremont, Park, and Beacon Sts
Parker House
  • Lodging
  • Sight
  • PRHP
  • HHotel
56 - 62 School St and 60-68 Tremont St
Paul Revere House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
19 North Sq
Paul's Bridge
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Neponset Valley Pkwy Over the Neponset River
Phillips Building
  • Sight
  • PRHP
118 - 122 Tremont St
Phipps Street Burying Ground
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Phipps St
Phoenix Building
  • Sight
  • PRHP
52 - 54 Devonshire
Piano Row District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Boston Common, Park Sq, Boylston Pl and Tremont St
Pierce House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
24 Oakton Ave
Pierce-Hichborn House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
29 North Sq
Pondside Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Jamaicaway, Pond, Centre and Eliot Sts
Publicity Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
40 - 44 Bromfield St
Quincy Market
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
S Market St
R H Stearns House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
140 Tremont St
Richard H Dana Sr Townhouse
  • Sight
43 Chestnut St W of Willow St
Richardson Block
  • Sight
  • NRHP
113 - 151 Pearl and 109--119 High Sts
Roslindale Baptist Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
52 Cummins Hwy
Roslindale Congregational Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
25 Cummins Hwy Summer Ave
Roughan Hall
  • Sight
  • NRHP
15 - 18 City Sq
Roxbury High Fort
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Beech Glen St Fort Ave
Roxbury Highlands Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Dudley St, Washington St, and Columbus Ave
Roxbury Presbyterian Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
328 Warren St
Russia Wharf Buildings
  • Sight
  • NRHP
518 - 540 Atlantic Ave, 270 Congress St and 276-290 Congress St
Saint Augustine Chapel and Cemetery
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Dorchester St Between W Sixth St and Tudor St
Sam S Shubert Theatre
  • Sight
  • NRHP
263 - 265 Tremont St
Samuel Appleton Building
  • Sight
  • PRHP
110 - 114 Milk St, 1--11 Batterymarch, and 70--72 Kilby
Samuel Gridley and Julia Ward Howe House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
13 Chestnut St
Santarpio's Pizza
  • Eats
111 Chelsea St Porter St
Savin Hill Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Savin Hill Ave, Morrissey Blvd., Dorchester Bay, and I-93
Sears Roebuck and Company Mail Order Store
  • Sight
  • NRHP
309 Park Dr and 201 Brookline Ave
Sears' Crescent and Sears' Block
  • Sight
  • NRHP
38-68 and 70 - 72 Cornhill
Second Brazer Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
25 - 29 State St
Second Church in Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Shirley-Eustis House
  • Activity
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • NRHP
  • NHL
31 - 37 Shirley St
South Boston Boat Clubs Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1793 - 1849 William J Day Blvd
South End District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
South Bay area between Huntington and Harrison Aves
South Station Headhouse
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Atlantic Ave and Summer St
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church Complex
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Bounded by Circuit, Regent, Hulbert, and Fenwick Sts
St Luke's and St Margaret's Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
5 - 7 St Luke's Rd
St Mary's Episcopal Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
14 - 16 Cushing Ave
St Stephen's Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Hanover St Between Clark St and Harris St
Stony Brook Reservation Parkways, Metropolitan Park System of Great Boston MPS
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Dedham, Enneking, Turtle Pond Parkways, Smith field, Reservation, W Border Rds
Students House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
96 The fenway
Suffolk County Courthouse
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Pemberton Sq
Suffolk County Jail
  • Sight
  • NRHP
215 Charles St
Sullivan's
  • Eats
  • Eats
2080 William J Day Blvd Castle Island
Sumner Hill Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Seaverns Ave, Everett St, Carolina Ave, and Newbern St
Symphony and Horticultural Halls
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Massachusetts and Huntington Aves
Symphony Hall
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
301 Massachusetts Ave
Temple Place Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
11-55, 26 - 58 Temple Pl
Textile District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly, Essex St From Phillips Sq. to Columbia St and Chauncy St From Phillips Sq. to Rowe Pl.
The Johnson Building
  • Sight
Copley Square Addition to Boston Public Library
The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • TC
250 Massachusetts Ave Huntington Ave
The Peabody
  • Sight
  • NRHP
195- 197 Ashmont St
The Riviera
  • Sight
  • NRHP
270 Huntington Ave
The Upper Crust Pizzeria
  • Eats
20 Charles St Branch St
Timothy Hoxie House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
135 Hillside St
Town Hill District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Bounded roughly by Rutherford Ave and Main and Warren Sts
Tremont Street Subway
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
Beneath Tremont, Boylston, and Washington Sts
Tremont Temple Baptist Church
  • Sight
  • PRHP
76 - 88 Tremont St
Trinity Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
  • AIA Fav
Copley Sq
Trinity Neighborhood House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
406 Meridian St
Trinity Rectory
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Clarendon St Newbury St
Truman Parkway, Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Truman Pkwy
Union Oyster House
  • Eats
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
41 - 43 Union St
Union Wharf
  • Sight
  • NRHP
295 - 353 Commercial St
United Shoe Machinery Corporation Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
138 - 164 Federal St
Upham's Corner Market
  • Sight
  • NRHP
600 Columbia Rd
US Post Office Garage
  • Sight
  • NRHP
135 A St
USS CASSIN YOUNG (destroyer)
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
Charlestown Navy Shipyard
USS CONSTITUTION
  • Activity
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • NRHP
  • NHL
1 Constitution Rd Charlestown Navy Shipyard
Vermont Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
6 - 12 Thacher St
VFW Parkway, Metropolitan Park System of Greater Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
VFW Pkwy Between Spring And Centre Sts
Wang Theatre
  • Sight
  • NRHP
252 - 272 Tremont St
Washington Street Theatre District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
511 - 559 Washington St
WENTWORTH, ALICE S (schooner)
  • Lost
Pier 4 Northern Ave
Wesleyan Association Building
  • Sight
  • PRHP
32 - 38 Bromfield St
West Street District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
West St
Westerly Burial Ground
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Centre St Between LaGrange St and Mt Vernon St
Wigglesworth Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
89 - 83 Franklin St
Wilbur Theatre
  • Sight
  • NRHP
244 - 250 Tremont St
William C Nell House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
3 Smith Ct
William Lloyd Garrison House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
125 Highland St
William Monroe Trotter House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • NHL
97 Sawyer Ave
Winthrop Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
7 Water St
Woodbourne Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Roughly bounded by Walk Hill, Goodway, and Wachusett Sts
Youth's Companion Building
  • Sight
  • NRHP
209 Columbus Ave
YWCA Boston
  • Sight
  • NRHP
140 Clarendon St

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1855/00/00 Joseph B Stearns Inventor JB Stearns becomes the superintendent of the Fire Alarm Telegraph Company of Boston where he will become the first person to receive patents on the use of reverse currents in connection with the system, which, as of 2017, is still in use.

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Composition Place Locale Food Event
1770/03/05 British Regulars shoot American colonist, killing five and injuring six, in front of the old State House Old State House Boston American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1770/03/05 British Regulars shoot American colonist, killing five and injuring six, in front of the old State House Old State House Boston Boston Massacre
1773/12/16 More than 5000 American colonists meet at the South Meeting House to decide the fate of three ships (BEAVER, ELEANOR and DARTMOUTH) loaded with tea docked at Griffin's Wharf Old South Meetinghouse Boston American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1773/12/16 More than 5000 American colonists meet at the South Meeting House to decide the fate of three ships (BEAVER, ELEANOR and DARTMOUTH) loaded with tea docked at Griffin's Wharf Old South Meetinghouse Boston Boston Tea Party
1775/04/18 Robert Newman hangs two lanterns in the steeple of the Old North Church Old North Church Boston The Midnight Ride
1775/06/17 American colonists battle British military forces Bunker Hill Monument Boston 1775 American Revolution - The War Begins
1775/06/17 American colonists battle British military forces Bunker Hill Monument Boston The Battle of Bunker Hill
1776/00/00 Dorchester Heights National Historic Site Boston Siege of Boston
2000/00/00 Dirty Water has been played after Boston Bruins wins since the early 1990s and the New England Patriots' and the Celtics' wins since the turn of the 21st Century. Dirty Water

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Geography »

Physiographic FeaturesTypeAsNotedIn
Boston Harbor Harbor

Data »

Particulars for Boston:
Locale Type Metropolis



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Allston Neighborhood
Back Bay Neighborhood
Bay Village Neighborhood
Beacon Hill Neighborhood
Brighton Neighborhood
Charlestown Neighborhood
Chinatown Neighborhood
Dorchester Neighborhood
Downtown Hub Neighborhood
East Boston Neighborhood
Fenway-Kenmore Neighborhood
Hyde Park Neighborhood
Jamaica Plain Neighborhood
Mattapan Neighborhood
North End Neighborhood
Roslindale Neighborhood
Roxbury Neighborhood
South Boston Neighborhood
South End Neighborhood
West End Neighborhood
West Roxbury Neighborhood

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
A New England Winter Book
Henry James
Good Will Hunting Film Gus Van Sant Ben Affleck Setting and Film Location
Johnny Tremain Book Esther Forbes "Johnny Tremain" 14-year-old apprentice for a Boston silversmith, 2 July 1773.
Mystic River Film Clint Eastwood Sean Penn "Mystic River" is set and was filmed in Boston.
The Bostonians Book
Henry James
The Scarlet Letter Book Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter begins in Boston, June 1642

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