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"  

Were the Puritans really as fun-hating, dour, and puritanical as we're lead to believe?  Find out through our free unique events about this year's theme about Passionate Puritans. 



Upcoming Events 


October 1

Sweet Talk:  The Passion of Puritans in Letters, Diaries, and Sermons.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sweet-talk-the-passion-of-puritans-in-letters-diaries-and-sermons-tickets-27098923610


October 5  

Imperiled Privilege: The Passionate Women of Boston's Colonial Elite                         https://www.eventbrite.com/e/imperiled-privilege-the-passionate-women-of-bostons-colonial-elite-registration-27072588842


October 8

"Survival: Boston 1630" walking tour

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/survival  -boston-1630-tickets-27667573457


October 26 

"Ravishing Affection: Debunking the Myths of the Puritans and Sex" HERE

5:45 Community Open House

                        6:30  "Ravishing Affection"  


November 5

Lord of Misrule: Thomas Morton’s Battle with Puritan New England  

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lord-of-misrule-thomas-mortons-battle-with-puritan-new-england-tickets-27098130237


November 12

"Crime and Punishment in Early Boston"  Registration opens in October.


December 3  "A Plentiful Country: Letters from Maine’s Thomas Gorges"  


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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