Category Archives: Boston

The Drinks Are On Us!

How many attractions have a drink named after them? Our neighbors at InterContinental Boston have created a delicious cocktail that is of special interest to us! “The Boston Tea Party” signature cocktail includes cinnamon and orange spice tea infused BACARDI, … Continue reading

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“Johnny Tremain”

Johnny Tremain is a wonderful children’s historical novel by Esther Forbes. It’s set in Boston prior to and during the American Revolution. The story follows Johnny’s apprenticeship, quest for human rights, and personal sacrifice of his life throughout the Revolution. … Continue reading

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The Stamp Act Riots

The Bostonians were very angry at the passing of the Stamp Acts. So in August of 1765, the colonists began to riot. Loyalists and Andrew Oliver, the Stamp Master, and Thomas Hutchinson, the governor of Massachusetts, had their houses torn … Continue reading

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What Was the Massachusetts Charter?

The Massachusetts Charter was a document that was issued by the English co-rulers William and Mary in 1691, which defined the government of the American colonies. The lands delineated in the charter were lands drawn from those previously belonging to … Continue reading

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Making of Let It Begin Here

Until you have the opportunity to work on a film set, you have no idea what goes into making a movie. That being said, the film for the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Let It Begin Here, is ready … Continue reading

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Last Day of Rubbering

I don’t know about you, but I have a whole new appreciation for sculpting. The rubbering process was a three day process and is now complete. Next up for Capt. Parker is casting of a mold out of plaster. Stay … Continue reading

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Can you spot the teapot?

We knew Susie Chisholm was talented but this takes the cake, or in our case the teapot. See if you can spot the teapot on Capt. Parker’s Jacket.

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Capt. Parker, Susie Chisholm and Me

I just returned from a whirlwind trip to Boston and on my way home stopped off in one of my favorite cities, Savannah, GA, to see Susie Chisholm. As you know if you follow this blog, Susie has been sculpting … Continue reading

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You’ve Come a Long Way Baby!

Remember when the Capt. Parker Minuteman statue was just a glimmer in Susie Chisholm’s eye? Well, Capt. Parker is just about done and we can’t wait to see him in bronze!

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Topping off Ceremony

In building construction there is always a topping off ceremony when the roof is completed. It started with wood frame buildings and the tradition continues on even with steel structures. We took this a step further on December 16 (if … Continue reading

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