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A brief Boston history guide

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The historical city of Boston is a must see city if you ever find yourself in the USA.  Set in the stunning Massachusetts Bay it has so much to offer, even if you are only staying a few days or passing through when on cheap holidays.

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Early history

Originally founded in September 1630 it is one of the oldest cities in America.  The Boston settlers came from Lincolnshire in England to create what is now the capital of New England.

It has had a large involvement in the American Revolution playing a part in major historical events, such as the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea party.

 

What to see?

Due to its rich history and connections with many different battles and wars, Boston has much to see and do.  There are plenty of museums here that showcase the history and tradition that surrounds this fantastic city.  In particular you may want to check out the Museum of Fine Arts, the New England Aquarium and the Harvard Art Museum.

What is really striking about Boston though is its scenery.  Every corner you turn you will find parks, greenery and plenty of stunning architecture.

And, no visit to Boston is complete without a trip to the original ‘Cheers’ bar.  The bar where everybody knows your name.  The Bull & Finch pub is how it’s formally known and it was the inspiration for the hit TV show, ‘Cheers’.

If sports is more your thing then you won’t be disappointed with a trip to the home of the Boston Red Sox.  Fenway Park is the destination you should be headed and it is the oldest baseball stadium still used in major league games.

Boston has a fantastic cultural scene and you will be certain to find something to suit your tastes.  Whether you are a fan of classical music, baseball, history or architecture, you are guaranteed to find plenty of interesting and inspirational treats amongst this historical US city.

 

Why not see for yourself?

 

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