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Martin F. Nolan

History will flood the hall

By Martin F. Nolan
July 24, 2004

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HISTORY IS the study of changing perceptions. In 1775, the Royal Welsh Fusiliers labeled part of Beacon Hill "Mount Whoredom" because of the bawdy houses attending the British army of occupation. After George Washington sent the Brits fleeing to Halifax on March 17, 1776, Bostonians renamed the hill Mount Vernon to honor the first president. (Full Article: 756 Words)

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