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Seven Games in Colonial New England

games in colonial new england

The Puritans were never known for their lighthearted play, but there were games in colonial New England - often to the disgust of its puritan leadership. In the early 1600s in New England, games that developed skills, such as shooting ...

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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 Boston Redskins Play Their Last Game

George Preston Marshall brought professional football to Boston in 1931 with a team known as the Boston Redskins -- and which won a division championship. Boston didn’t care. The city’s indifference to his football team infuriated Marshall, who eventually moved ...

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