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Historic place of the week: The James Blake House

The James Blake House is the oldest house standing in Boston today. This may come as a surprise to some, as popular notion holds the Paul Revere house to be the oldest house in Boston, which is incorrect, ad the … Continue reading

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Bumpkin Island: Exploring the trails, ruins and views

Bumpkin Island: This subliminally beautiful and frankly under-rated island is worth a visit. ┬áThe island may be dismissed given its close proximity to the shores of Hull, as well as its strange name (which may be only an adaptation of … Continue reading

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