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Two local criminal experts, James Alan Fox (left) and Jack Levin, created the 'Immoral Boston' tour for a recent sociology conference. (Barry Chin / Globe Staff) Two local criminal experts, James Alan Fox (left) and Jack Levin, created the 'Immoral Boston' tour for a recent sociology conference.

A walk on the seamy side

Touring the sites of murders, fires, and illicit activities provides an enlightening look into Boston history

By Stephanie Schorow
Globe Correspondent / October 16, 2008

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As the world knows, the Freedom Trail weaves through Boston, connecting places that played a key role in the progress of liberty and equality. But just steps from those hallowed spots are others that mark much darker moments in history. (Full article: 964 words)

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