History Stories
CATEGORY: Massachusetts
Travel like a Historian in Massachusetts
August 4, 2017

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

When Massachusetts Banned Christmas
December 22, 2015

Ebenezer Scrooge and the Grinch had nothing on the 17th-century Puritans, who actually banned the public celebration of Christmas in the Massachusetts Bay Colony for an entire generation. Read More

African Meeting House, Oldest U.S. Black Church, Reopens After Restoration
December 13, 2011

Boston's African Meeting House reopened last week after undergoing a meticulous restoration that returned the structure to its 19th-century appearance. Read More