WELCOME TO THE PARTNERSHIP OF HISTORIC BOSTONS

Join us as we recognize and celebrate the unique historical connections between Boston, Massachusetts, founded in 1630, and Boston, Lincolnshire, England, founded in 1086.  We are dedicated to education about the two Bostons in the seventeenth century and to preserving our legacy.  Click to hear more about the two Bostons from Liz Covart's "Ben Franklin's World."
Partnership of Historic Bostons

Donations allow the all–volunteer Partnership to continue its free programs.  You will become a Friend of the Partnership of the Historic Bostons for a donation of $35 or more. 

Charter Day 2016
 
"Passionate Puritans: 
Marriage, Love, and Sex in 17th-Century Massachusetts" 

Click below for the exciting schedule.
SCHEDULE

 

Join us for free events from September 7, Charter Day, to October 26 to commemorate the 386th anniversary of the naming of Boston, Dorchester, and Watertown.

Were the Puritans really as fun-hating, dour, and puritanical as we're lead to believe?  Find out through our free unique events about t
his year's theme is "Passionate Puritans: Marriage, Love, and Sex in 17th-Century Massachusetts."  We will be debunking the long-standing myths about the Puritans.


Calendar for 2016, click here.

To find out all we do, click here. 
The Pleasure of the Taste: Recipes from 17th century New England is a collection of Puritan and Native recipes.

Try these recipes in both original and modernized versions, and see for yourself what was delicious in the 1600s!  The booklet makes a great gift!
Animations 
See what Boston--Beacon Hill, Back Bay, the Old State House site, and Fanueil Hall--looked like long ago.
This work is provided by the City of Boston Archaeology Program.

Major Donor

THE WINTHROP SOCIETY: DESCENDANTS OF THE GREAT MIGRATION