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Castle Island

Location of Fort Independence. Built in 1634 as a defense of the Port of Boston. Shipping was the only means at that time of receiving supplies and communications from England.
Boston

July 21st 2013
Leave it to Sally and I to pick the hottest day of the summer to take a day trip to Boston. The temperature in Boston on Friday the 19th of July was 100 degrees with a dewpoint of 75 degrees. Got up early Friday morning and drove to the home of our friends Jack and Janet O'Connor in Plymouth Mass. Jack and Janet's son, Ryan, had just come home early Thursday morning from a tour in Afghanis ... read more
North America » United States » Massachusetts » Boston

American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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