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Places visited in Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts

North End "Peninsula"

What was once a true peninsula has now been filled in, causing the water to recede and leaving many streetside "waterfronts" and landlocked "islands"
42.3620, -71.0569
Boston, Massachusetts

St. Stephen's Church

A centuries-old church stands as a testament to Boston's "father of architecture"
42.3652, -71.0531
The angels surround the organ in the Old North Church balcony.
Boston, Massachusetts

Gruchy's Angels

Stolen goods adorn the organ at Old North Church
42.3665, -71.0545
The golden grasshopper weathervane attracts attention from locals and visitors alike
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions
42.3601, -71.0560
Angiulo Brothers, from left: Antonio, Michele, Nocolo, Gennaro, and Donato
Boston, Massachusetts

98 Prince Street

The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s
42.3657, -71.0563
Boston Liberty Tree
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Liberty Tree

The former site of an all-but-forgotten colonial landmark is now remembered by an often overlooked bas relief
42.3524, -71.0626
Ann St. Boston map
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's "Black Sea"

This area was once known for being a lawless haven for rough-and-tumble sailors, earning the maritime-themed nickname "the black sea"
42.3631, -71.0540
The Dell
Boston, Massachusetts

Central Burying Ground

American revolutionaries and British soldiers alike are buried here in the fourth-ever cemetery in Boston.
42.3518, -71.0660
Derelict in the the 70s
Boston, Massachusetts

The Earl of Sandwich

A men’s restroom became a sandwich shop.
42.3551, -71.0656
The Rose Kennedy Rose Garden
Boston, Massachusetts

Rose Kennedy Rose Garden

An easy-to-miss garden in Boston's North End honors the mother of JFK and others who lost children in WWII.
42.3610, -71.0516
Boston, Massachusetts

Cocoanut Grove Fire Plaque

A plaque memorializes the Boston location of one of the largest nightclub fires in history
42.3500, -71.0681
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's First Street

Historic Hull Street was actually the first street with a proper name in the Boston area
42.3674, -71.0570
The large cigar on the front of the building is unmistakeable
Boston, Massachusetts

Stanza dei Sigari - Cigar Bar and Memorabilia

This popular Boston haunt is reminiscent of a time gone by, when slow cafes and sweet-smelling smoke wafting from patios was the norm
42.3641, -71.0543
Boston, Massachusetts

Site of St. Anthony's Feast

Each August, one of the largest religious (and food) celebrations in the country is held in Boston
42.3664, -71.0579
The AHAC is the oldest military company in the western hemisphere, and celebrates that heritage proudly
Boston, Massachusetts

AHAC Headquarters

Located in Faneuil Hall, the headquarters of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts has stood the test of time
42.3600, -71.0558
Bunker Hill Monument
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
42.3761, -71.0600
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering
42.3600, -71.0562
Ether Monument. (Wikimedia Commons)
Boston, Massachusetts

Ether Monument

Statue commemorating the use of ether in anesthesia
42.3537, -71.0698
USS Constitution
Boston, Massachusetts

USS Constitution

Berthed near the end of the Freedom Trail in Boston, "Old Ironsides" is the oldest US Navy warship still afloat.
42.3727, -71.0531
Tremont Temple
Boston, Massachusetts

Tremont Temple

The site where Charles Dickens gave his first public reading of "A Christmas Carol" in the US
42.3576, -71.0607
The Mather home marks an historic site as well as a tangled tale of local intrigue
Boston, Massachusetts

Mather Home

This ambitious father and son team reigned supreme over the North End, and witches, for many years
42.3649, -71.0536
The Boston Stone
Boston, Massachusetts

The Boston Stone

A mysterious stone embedded at the base of a historic Boston building
42.3619, -71.0567
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance
42.3517, -71.0502
Stairs up to the bell tower
Boston, Massachusetts

Old North Church

The site of Paul Revere's historic two lantern warning
42.3663, -71.0546