Saturday, April 26, 2008

Back from Boston - The lowlight of my trip was a stroll through Boston Common, interrupted by a half-dozen (obvious) drug addicts, loudly cursing at each other as tourists looked on, mortified. C'mon, kids, let's see those swan boats!

Also, here's something I didn't know: Paul Revere's house, built in 1680, is the last original building in Boston left over from the 17th century. I figured there would be some original buildings from Harvard (est. 1638) but they must have been renovated in the intervening 370 years.

1 comment:

Gary said...

The area known as "Creek Square" in Boston is supposed to have the oldest still surviving buildings in the city. That's not where Revere's house stands, so I don't know if it's true or not.

Creek Square is across Congress Street from City Hall. You may well have walked by there in your travels.