• Colonial Boston Map, Faneuil Hall and the Charlestown Navy Yard skyline


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Broadside 2010-1

The Broadside is the information bulletin for Boston National Historical Park. Check out the most recent edition:

The Broadside, 2010 Issue # 2

The Broadside, 2010 Issue # 1

The Broadside, 2009 Issue # 1

Did You Know?

Colonial Boston Docks

Owning a shop to sell sewing supplies was one of the few occupations available to women in 18th century Boston. Many women were widowed by the French & Indian War and supported their families by working in the sewing trades. By 1770 over 70 shop-owning women in Boston were called "She-Merchants."