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The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Triple Decker

In the years before World War I, New England’s iconic triple deckers brought thousands of immigrants into the middle class. They also  inspired the undying hatred of housing reformers. Triple deckers sprang up in New England’s booming mill towns and ...

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Six Places Workers Were Killed in New England

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Over the course of New England history many thousands of workers were killed on the job. Some, like Vermont quarry workers, died a slow death from silicosis. Others, like Connecticut munitions workers, were killed suddenly in violent explosions. Carelessness killed ...

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Six Places New England Films Were Shot

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New England films number in the hundreds since the turn of the last century, partly because the region provides such rich material for stories and characters set against New England's history and literary tradition provide rich material for stories and ...

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