Beware what you “conjure”…

October 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The “Massachusetts Centinel” newspaper from Boston printed this interesting item headed “Astrology” in its May 12, 1790 edition:

Newspapers are not the only place to find buried treasure…

March 13, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

bunker_hill_mapDuring the past several months we have enjoyed exploring the hidden gems often found within rare and historic newspapers.  One of our friends drew our attention to another recently discovered treasure which relates to our beloved historic collectible, specifically, the Revolutionary War era.  There appears to be a new finding involving Bunker Hill in Boston, as reported by the Boston Globe:

Bunker Hill dead may lie under gardens… (read more)

A related graphic may be found at:

Although history may never be more facinationg than when it’s read from the day it was 1st reported, current discoveries certainly add depth to our walk through the past.

Note:  If you’ve never taken a Walking Tour of Historic Boston, it is worthy of your time.  The next time your in the Boston area, this tour is a must.

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