Book Description from back of book
Follow in the footsteps of political leaders such as Anne Hutchinson, James Michael Curley, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Kennedys and Tip ONeill... Boston is both the largest city in New England and the state capital of Massachusetts. As this book shows, the city looms large in American history and politics. This guide will show you unexpected yet important sites to understanding Boston and take you behind the scenes of its famous landmarks such as Faneuil Hall and the State House. The wealth of anecdotes and illustrations bring the people and places of politics to life. The guide covers every Boston neighborhood while emphasizing the historic center. Includes a downtown walking tour that complements the famous Freedom Trail. It's like a political history of Boston by street address.