History Stories
CATEGORY: Boston
Why Are Archaeologists So Excited About This Toilet Linked to Paul Revere?
September 29, 2017

The 18th-century outhouse may yield colonial clues. Read More

Travel like a Historian in Massachusetts
August 4, 2017

The state may be home to America's quirkiest historic mansion. Read More

The Great Molasses Flood of 1919
January 13, 2017

Sugary-sweet molasses turned deadly on January 15, 1919, when a holding tank burst and sent 2.3 million gallons of the sticky liquid sweeping through the streets of Boston. Read More

8 Surprising Fenway Park Events
April 20, 2012

On the 100th anniversary of the first Major League Baseball game at Fenway Park, explore eight surprising dates from the stadium’s hidden history. Read More