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City's historic Old State House gets a face-lift

Boston's Old State House is undergoing the second phase of a $10 million restoration that includes new siding for its tower, new copper roofing, and replacing rotted wood. Boston's Old State House is undergoing the second phase of a $10 million restoration that includes new siding for its tower, new copper roofing, and replacing rotted wood. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / May 15, 2008

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Built in 1713, the Old State House has withstood the War of Independence, at least two major fires, and the construction of a subway stop in its basement. (Full article: 845 words)

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