8 07, 2016

Boston Banned Christmas

By | Friday, July 8, 2016|Hidden History Blog|

 

Public NoticeThe beloved holiday of Christmas was once banned in our very own Boston. On May 11, 1659, Bay Colony’s general court stated:

“…It is therefore ordered by this court and the authority […]

10 02, 2016

Gruchy’s North End Tunnels

By | Wednesday, February 10, 2016|Hidden History Blog|

 

The famous North End is home to some of Boston’s richest history, as well as some of the hidden secrets, tucked away from even its residents: like tunnels that line the city streets. Some tunnels are well known to the […]

17 07, 2015

The Great Elm

By | Friday, July 17, 2015|Hidden History Blog|

 

Years ago, a huge elm tree proudly stood on Boston Common. At a near sky scraping height of sixty-five feet, it was affectionately referred to as the “Great Elm”, and its large hollow provided a play space for many children. […]