20 05, 2016

Graduation Cap and Gown

By | Friday, May 20, 2016|Hidden History Blog|

 

As commencement week for college graduates has just passed, do you know what are the true meanings of the cap and gown?

In the 12th century, due to insufficient heating systems, students were forced to wear long robes to keep warm. […]

18 03, 2016

Leprechauns

By | Friday, March 18, 2016|Hidden History Blog|

 

St. Patrick’s day, also know as the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a religious remembrance of the saint and all his work for the people of Ireland. But, over the years, we’ve acquired some fun superstitions and traditions when it […]

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 […]

11 01, 2016

The Reno Gang

By | Monday, January 11, 2016|Hidden History Blog|

 

Any good cowboy movie features a dramatic train robbery scene, but how did all that really start? History points to the Reno Gang, three brothers and many of their friends who terrorized Indiana and the Midwest in the 1860’s.

The brothers […]