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The Oldest Business in Each New England State


Family-owned businesses are becoming a thing of the past as Amazon and Walmart gobble up the consumer’s dollar. But there are exceptions in New England. They include family farms that survived real estate development, catastrophes and competition from agribusiness. A ...

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6 Revolutionary Taverns

The American Revolution probably wouldn’t have happened had it not been for the Revolutionary taverns where patriots and Loyalists gathered to talk politics. Sam Adams famously haunted the taverns of Boston, honing his political skills and making his political connections. His cousin John ...

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The Love Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox

Henry Knox was a 22-year old bookseller in Boston when a pretty, vivacious teenager walked into his shop in 1772. He fell for her right away. Her name was Lucy Flucker, the 16-year-old daughter of a wealthy Loyalist family. Her ...

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