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Atkins' Pasture

where Atkinson's street is since, 1732

Attucks, Crispus

leader in the defence in the massacre, King street, Mar. 5, 1770

Augustus, John

bailed out 799 prisoners the last nine years, Dec. 26, 1848

Aurora Borealis

first seen in Boston, causing great alarm, May 15, 1719


Baby Show

Two running opposition in Boston, Sep. 11, 1855

Back Bay

Commencement of filling up began, June 15, 1855

Workmen commence filling for a four hundred acre park, Mar. 11, 1878

Ball, Blue

Josiah Franklin's sign, corner Union and Hanover streets, 1700

Removed in widening Union street, April, 1858

Cannon, lodged in Brattle street Church, March, 1776

Removed, building gave place to stores, 1872

State, Grand Military, at Faneuil Hall, Jan. 24, 1866

United States Grand Military, at Boston Theatre, Mar. 5, 1866

Masquerade, by the Germans, at Music Hall, Feb. 25, 1868

Grand, at the Coliseum on Boylston street, June 17, 1869

Jubilee, at Coliseum, Huntington avenue, 50000 people, June 26, 1872

Police, the first annual, at Faneuil Hall, Feb. 9, 1870

Duke Alexis' reception at Boston Theatre, Dec. 8, 1871

Grand Dress Centennial, held at Music Hall, Feb. 24, 1876

Old South, at Music Hall, to raise preservation funds, Apr. 9, 1877

Base, at South End grounds, 5000 persons present, June 17, 1877

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