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Clough House Artifact Catalog

Uncovering Boston's history

Last updated 10/24/18

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.

Archaeology updates

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History news

History news
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

Tourism, Sports, and Entertainment
Peabody Ward at Boston City Hospital, circa 1910-1920, Boston City Hospital collection (7020.001), Boston City Archives
Aug 27

Notes from the Archives: #onthisday in 1918, the flu epidemic begins in Boston

Archives and Records Management
 Drawing by A. Meehan, High School of Practical Arts Time Capsule collection, Accession 2017-001, Boston City Archives
Aug 23

Notes from the Archive: the High School of Practical Arts time capsule

Archives and Records Management
archives on this day
Aug 6

Notes from the Archives: #onthisday in 1838, black Bostonians petition for an addition to...

Archives and Records Management

Preservation Month events

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Landmarks updates

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Historic Burying Grounds

Burying Grounds