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Six Historic Love Nests

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In honor of Valentines Day, the New England Historical Society chose to highlight six love nests. Love nests can be lavish mansions built for mistresses or summer homes where movie stars can canoodle. Or they can be places where long ...

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When John Adams Slept With Ben Franklin

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John Adams slept with Benjamin Franklin in a New Jersey tavern during the fall of 1776. They stopped on a journey from Philadelphia to Staten Island for peace talks with Admiral of the Fleet Richard Howe, 1st Earl Howe, and his ...

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