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Boston Common And Proper
Description: A tour of Boston, Massachusetts in the 1920s, including many aerial views.

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Clip #: TFA-92A
Length: 9:09
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1920s
Filmmaker: Gardner Wells
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: Massachusetts
City: Boston
Original: 16mm
Boston common, aerial, park, Massachusetts State House, golden dome, Beacon Hill, George Washington statues, swan boats, Beacon street houses, downtown boston aerial view, Kings Chapel, church, burial ground, State Street, banking center, banks, Old State House, unicorn statue, Customs House skyscraper, Fanueil Hall, fishing smacks, Old North Church, men sitting on cannon, Lexington Village Green, Concord, Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Bunker Hill monument aerial, aerial Commonwealth Avenue, traffic, Copley Square, public library, Trinity Church, Christian Science church, Massachusetts Avenue, Charles River, Harvard Bridge, MIT, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Longfellow House, Cambridge, Harvard University, aerial, Widener Library, Harvard College, Massacuhsetts Hall, John Harvard statue, Fenway, Harvard Medical School, Charles River at dusk, aerial Boston,

Boston Common is a central public park in Boston, Massachusetts. It is sometimes erroneously referred to as "Boston Commons". Dating from 1634, it is one of the oldest city parks in the United States. The oldest park in the United States is the Plaza de la Constitucion established by Spanish law in 1573 in St. Augustine, Florida. The Boston Common is 50 acres of land are bounded by Tremont Street, Park Street, Beacon Street, Charles Street, and Boylston Street. The Common is part of the Emerald Necklace of parks and parkways that extend from the Common south to Franklin Park in Roxbury. A visitors' center for all of Boston is on the Tremont Street side of the park.

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