From historical perspective, people associate the brand of Boston with Irish America, and its glorious figures like Kennedy, Curley, O’Neill, Mary Anthony O’Connell and many others that had left their “footsteps of the Gael” in Boston (Stevens 32).
Since 1634, Boston is one of the greenest cities in the United States of America. During the colonial years, Christianity and Christmas-related celebrations were once banned in Boston in 1659. Salem witch trials during 1692-1693 caused a great deal of hysteria among the locals often alleged of witchcraft that ended in death sentences. Boston the fist witch ever put to death. In 1897, Boston was the first US city to have launched a subway system. At the turn of the twentieth century, people called Boston as the “Athens of America” while the city hosted numerous educational facilities. Now, the city hosts more than 100 colleges and universities. Boston is also famous for local cuisine with more than 850 restaurants capable of suiting every palette (Think Global School 1-3).
To get to know more about the city’s history, take Haunted Boston Ghost Tours through Boston and you will never regret a moment in this historically rich and diverse city. Haunted Boston Tour is full of firsthand accounts, documented stories, and items you can touch. The Tour over Boston presents a mix of historical accounts and ghost stories. Even if the weather is rainy, the enthusiastic Tour will deliver relish presentation of the city’s rich history. Macabre and ghostly stories reveal how Bostonians lived in the past, what they dressed on, ate and drank. In addition to seedy history of old Boston, the Tour features entertaining dark and haunting tales that make visitors full of goose bumps.
- Stevens, Peter. Hidden History of the Boston Irish: Little-Known Stories from Ireland’s “Next Parish Over” The History Press 2008. Print.
- Think Global School. “Seven interesting facts about Boston”, 2013. Web.