Boston is the inspiring capital of Massachusetts. Boston is the largest city in New England. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States.
European settlers founded Boston in 1630. In 1635, the first public school was founded. Boston participated in four French and Indian Wars. Key events of the American Revolution Revolution also occurred in Boston. Harbor activity and a busy port continued to strengthen and grow the city. Manufacturing became an important industry. Adding to shipping was a network of railroads. Today, Boston is an intellectual, technological, and political center.
Boston is located on the Atlantic Ocean. Boston Harbor and Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area are to the east of the city proper. Close to half of the city’s square miles is water.
Boston is a humid continental climate. Summers are hot, humid, and rainy. Winters are cold with periods of rain or snow. Spring and fall are generally mild.
The literary history adds to the historical aspects of the city. Even today, several notable authors add to the culture of the city. Today, Boston has media, authors, and intellectual institutions adding to its richness. There are over 100 colleges and universities in the area.
Other important aspects of Boston’s culture are the regional seafood based cuisine, music, museums and galleries, and several annual events. The are four major North American sports league teams and Major League Soccer. Many of the area’s colleges and universities are active in college sports. The park system is highly ranked.
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