British and Colonial reenactors commemorate the "Shot heard round the world" with a dramatic
re-staging of the North Bridge fight.
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Annisquam Lighthouse between Rockport and Gloucester.
Corinthian Yacht Club (1885) in Marblehead, 1906. Library of Congress
Aerial view of Boston Harbor
View of harbor toward East Boston 1906. Library of Congress
Iconic Custom House Tower, now Marriott's Custom House.
Copley Square today and c1905. Library of Congress
Breakwater at the entrance to Scituate Harbor during and after the first nor'easter of 2014.
Heart of Boston's Financial District.
Scituate Harbor during a winter nor'easter and in the middle of summer.
Faneuil Hall in summer and winter
Christmas lights at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and the Boston Common
Three views of the "new" State House built in 1798
Statue of Samuel Eliot Morison on Commonwealth Avenue and Brewer Fountain on Boston Common
Scituate Harbor on the day after a January nor'easter as the ocean begins to settle down.
Nothing illustrates the transition from rail to road better than these contemporary and archival views of South and North stations from the air.
Aerial view of the "High Spine" of skyscrapers that runs roughly north-east from Belvedere Street in Back Bay (seen here in the foreground), through to the downtown’s Financial District.
Tremont Street Mall at the Common from 1904 through today.
New Bedford from its coming of age in the era of 19th century whaling to today.
The historic buildings, wharves, and reconstructed tall ship at Salem's nine-acre National Park tell the stories of the sailors, Revolutionary War privateers, and merchants who brought the riches of the world to America.
Old Harbor Life-Saving Station, off Race Point, Provincetown, bathed in the golden glow of a Cape Cod sunset.
Boston skyline from Piers Park in East Boston
Click on diagram to see animation. Courtesy Jeffery Howe, Boston College