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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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The Six Oldest Synagogues in New England

The oldest synagogues in New England were built well after the first Jewish settlers arrived. Touro Synagogue, the only surviving synagogue from the Colonial era, was consecrated in 1763, nearly a century after the first Sephardic Jews arrived in Newport, ...

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