Single red flower left at site of Boston Massacre on 242nd anniversary
The bustle of lunchtime foot traffic today flooded narrow streets in downtown Boston. But pedestrians took care to step over a single red flower lying at the corner of Congress and State streets.
The flower had been left on the brick monument marking the site of the Boston Massacre, which left five dead exactly 242 years ago today. On March 5, 1770, British soldiers opened fire on a crowd of colonists, killing Crispus Attucks and four others....
comments powered by Disqus
- WWII Atomic Bomb Project Had More Than 1,500 “Leaks”
- Neanderthal 'Art' Found In Cave Sheds Surprising New Light On Ancient Intelligence
- Midterm Election Mind-Reading: The Market Tends to Win
- Proof surfaces for affair between Queen Victoria and her male assistant
- Could humans cause another Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum?
- Pro-Israel website chides Middle East Studies professors, claiming they’re apologists for Hamas
- UCLA Economist, Known as Railroad Historian, Dies at 89
- David Rosand, an Art History Scholar Whose Heart Was in Venice, Dies at 75
- NYT interviews Rick Perlstein about his book
- OAH issues a statement in support of the AP standards