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The Old State House in Boston’s downtown is the quintessential historic landmark of Boston. It is not only one of the oldest public buildings that is still standing in Boston, but it is also a location that is rich in meaning to our nation’s history.…

The Trinity Church is a staple in Boston architecture, being voted the finest building in the US in 1885, and still among the top ten. The church was built after the prior church burned down in the great fire of 1872 under Rector Phillips Brooks. It…

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Students at the Wentworth Institute of Technology, working with history professor Ella Howard, share their research with the public here. Boston History is powered by Omeka + Curatescape. Read more About Us