Begin at the Beginnings: Boston's Founding Documents

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What’s in a name? From Boston, Lincolnshire, to Boston, Massachusetts.

On September 7, 1630, the Massachusetts Bay Company declared the names of three new towns:  Dorchester, Watertown – and Boston. Why Boston? Why not London, or Lincoln, or any of the other English Puritan centers? Find out at this illustrated presentation and discussion of readings, led by independent scholar and author Neil Wright, of Lincolnshire, England, a member of the Partnership of Historic Bostons.

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