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Six Historic New England Football Fields

Football, once called the Boston Game, was played on many historic New England football fields since the 19th century. An organized college game was played in New England as early as 1827. The first organized football club was formed in ...

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The 1822 Maine Grasshopper Plague

1822 maine grasshopper plague

In Maine, a dry summer meant an increase in locusts. In 1822, the conditions set the stage perfectly for the Maine grasshopper plague. The spring was drier than usual. Forest fires had swept across large swaths of the state driving ...

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The Six Oldest Courthouses in New England

Some of the oldest courthouses in New England have had revolutionaries argue cases in them. Patriots, heroes and traitors walked within their walls. One of the oldest courthouses served as the seat of state government. One was built to replace ...

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