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This is the site of the first commercial railway in the United States. Transporting massive stones from the quarry to the Quincy waterfront and from there to Charlestown was a major challenge. In 1826 railway pioneer Gridley Bryant not only designed and built a three-mile track to move the granite but also secured the funding of $100,000 from Boston investors. The railway was closed in 1940.
Porch Fest 2018: "Revival" started things off on this Marion Street veranda. A few rain drops did not dampen spirits of this ...
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.
From atop Penn's Hill, Abigail Adams and her young son John, could have heard the women chanting in Boston today.