A fun stop is the top of the Prudential Tower where you have a 360 degree view of the city. Above is a view towards Cambridge. Look down onto Newberry Street and all those lovely shops and restaurants and over to Fenway Park! I never realized how many brownstones were in Boston!!!!
Some other Boston Facts:
The very first Boston Marathon was held on April 19th, 1897 and had only 15 runners, all male 🙁
The Custom House Tower is a skyscraper in McKinley Square which is in the Financial neighborhood of town and stands 496 feet tall and is currently home to a hotel.
The Boston Public Library is on the National Register of Historic Places and opened in 1852 and was the first free publicly supported municipal library in the United States.
Old South Church is a Northern Italian Gothic architecture style church and a national historic landmark.
In 1742, the gilded grasshopper weathervane on top of Fanueil Hall is considered the symbol of Boston.
Home of the Boston Red Sox since 1912!!
Hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July. Please take some time to remember that this is truly a wonderful country we live in. Be kind and remember we are all immigrants!
At the top of the Prudential Tower was a poignant quote from the former President George H.W. Bush, 1988
“WE DON’T WANT AN AMERICA THAT IS CLOSED TO THE WORLD. WHAT WE WANT IS A WORLD THAT IS OPEN TO AMERICA.”
Want more Boston? Boston Strong – On the Waterfront
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