A shy Yankee named Hannah Adams never thought of herself as liberated, but she was our first professional female writer.
AN AMERICAN HERITAGE ORIGINAL DOCUMENT
Edited and with an introduction
For ten tumultuous years Sam Adams burned with a single desire: American independence from Great Britain.
Proud and independent, the farm girls of New England helped build an industrial Eden, but its paternalistic innocence was not to last
Three times John Glover’s Marblehead fishermen saved Washington’s army; in a final battle, the “amphibious regiment” rowed him to victory across the Delaware
Part hero, part rogue, Boston’s Jim Curley triumphed over the Brahmins in his heyday, but became in the end a figure of pity.
Home to royal and republican governors, host to a century of great men, stately Shirley Place in Roxbury, Massachusetts, is falling into ruin
Single-track lines run by one-track minds gave the reformers of Boston their biggest cause since abolition