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Boston's Puritan Roots

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Settled by Puritans in the 1630s, Boston has grown from a humble city on a hill to a modern metropolis.

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    Oct 19
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    • 8:00pm
    Nov 08
    • Friday
    • 11:00pm
    Nov 08

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Henry David Thoreau said of its shores: "A man may stand here and put all of America behind him." In many ways, Massachusetts is America. The state is home to revolutionaries, a haven for artists, and the birthplace of education and higher learning. From the journeys of pilgrims to the ride of Paul Revere, from the witch trials of Salem to the Curse of the Bambino, we invite you on a flight spanning hundreds of years and just as many spectacular sights.

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