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Charlestown to Boston, again defeated, Oct. 4, 1854

Charlestown to Boston, consummated, Jan. 5, 1874

Chelsea set off from Boston, Apr. 4, 1738

Chelsea to Boston, attempt defeated, Mar. 14, 1850

Roxbury to Boston, attempt defeated, Feb. 8, 1859

Roxbury to Boston, consummated, Jan. 6, 1868

Dorchester to Boston, consummated, Jan. 3, 1870

Roxbury Neck to Boston line run, 1836

West Roxbury to Boston, consummated, Jan. 5, 1874

Brighton to Boston, consummated, Jan. 5, 1874

Texas to the United States, creates a sensation, Jan. 7, 1838


make the rulers in Boston much trouble, 1632


Poor children bound out by Overseers of the Poor, 1656

Allowed to set up for themselves, 1657

Apple Island

sold by the town to private individuals, 1723

Occupied as a residence, by William Marsh, 1814

Marsh's house destroyed by fire, Nov. 11, 1835


Jamaica Pond incorporated, June, 1790

Superseded by introduction of Cochituate water, Oct. 25, 1848


an Indian, aged 112 years, visited Boston, Aug. 25, 1723


the emigrants' favorite, died at Salem, 1630


a mysterious cave found head Lewis wharf, June 23, 1804

A similar cave found on Pemberton Hill, 1836


causing the Boston authorities much trouble, 1692

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