History

The trail includes 10 places that represent Black life in Boston in the 1800s.
Learn about the design of Boston’s City Hall, which was recently dubbed the fourth ugliest building in the US.
Test your knowledge on the local legend.
Here’s a year in review, local landmark style.
Explore Boston’s oldest restaurant with us. 🦪
Dec. 16 marks the anniversary of the historic protest that took place in our city.
Spend chilly winter days at one of these unique local exhibits.
We’re talking local architecture with Matthew Dickey.
We’re dishing some niche, local topics for your family gatherings.
Take a scenic train ride through Mattapan and Dorchester. 🚊
Here are just some of the record holders from the Boston area. 🏆
Learn more about this Indigenous ceremony and see the smoldering canoe — or mishoon — for yourself in the coming days.
Here are some ghost stories about the advertisements of businesses past.
It’ll be a haunting good time exploring these historic cemeteries.
We are digging up the details on these historical excavations.
Take a moment and see what’s going on at the local monument.
From sitting on the edge of the Boston Harbor to being Boston’s tallest building for 49 years, The Custom House is one to get accustomed with.
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