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Independence Day, “no grog, no booths, no interest,” July 4, 1829

Introduction Cochituate water, many thousands present, Oct. 25, 1848

Three days Railroad Jubilee; great crowds on Common, Sep. 17, 1851

Inauguration of the Franklin Statue, Sep. 17, 1856

Inauguration of the Army and Navy Monument, June 17, 1877

Centennial Anniversary

of settlement of Boston not held, Sep. 7, 1730

Of settlement held with great spirit, Sep. 17, 1830

Boston tea party held at Faneuil Hall, Dec. 16, 1873

Signal light at Christ Church, Apr. 17, 1875

Battles at Concord and Lexington, Apr. 19, 1875

Battle at Bunker Hill, procession six miles long, June 17, 1875

Adoption of the American Flag (old glory), June 10, 1877


Colonial, granted to the Mass. Company, Mar. 4, 1629

The return demanded by British Government, 1634

Hidden by the Court officials, 1664

Annulled by the Home Government, Oct. 22, 1683

Condemnation read in the Town House, May 25, 1686

New one brought over by Governor Phipps, May 14, 1692

City. The town voted against applying for one, Mar. 14, 1708

The town again voted against an application, Mar. 11, 1794

The town again vote against applying, Jan. 26, 1792

The town again vote not to apply, Nov. 15, 1815

The town vote to petition for one, Jan. 7, 1822

Granted by the Legislature, Feb. 23, 1822

Adopted by vote: yeas, 2,797; nays, 1,881, Mar. 4, 1822

Went into operation by inauguration, May 1, 1822

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