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Clough House Artifact Catalog

Uncovering Boston's history

Last updated 3/26/19

It’s no secret Boston is rich with history. From the American Revolution to the site of the very first public school, it’s a city with stories to tell.

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Featured archaeological digs

Featured digs
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Old City Hall dig
Boston Latin School

Archaeologists surveyed the front yard of Old City Hall to find evidence of the 1635 Boston Latin School.

Malcolm X House
Malcolm X House

Archaeologists conducted a survey at the landmark-designated Malcolm X- Ella Little-Collins House.

Old North Crypt
Old North Crypt

Archaeologists conducted a dig in the crypt at Old North Church in the North End.

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History news

History news
 Amelia Earhart, 7/30/1936, Records of the Army Air Forces, circa 1902 - 1964, Photographs of Flight Personnel, 1911 - 1941, National Archives and Records Administration
Jul 24

Notes from the Archives: Amelia Earhart in Boston

Archives and Records Management
Business certificate indexes, Collection 0301.001, Boston City Archives
Mar 26

Notes from the Archives: On this day in 1931, Leonard Nimoy is born in Boston's West End

Archives and Records Management
Molasses flood destruction, January 15, 1919, Boston Elevated Railway photographs (9800.018), Boston City Archives
Jan 15

100 years ago today: Molasses crashes through Boston's North End

Archives and Records Management
Landing of British regular troops on Boston in 1768 artwork
Oct 2

Boston Tourism partners to re-enact 1768 landing of British Redcoats in Boston

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Historic Burying Grounds

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