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Year Boston was foundedBy the Puritans
What was the penninsula Boston was founded onMost of Boston was filled in
British troops fired on protestersMarch 5th 1770
Famous battle not fought on the hill it's named forJune 17th 1775
Most famous churchNorth End
First governorStatesman and Patriot
First president from the stateFrom Braintree
Year Boston became a cityMarch 4th 1822
The riverFamous for Charles Regatta
Tallest Building790 feet
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Name the tunnel named for the baseball playerCrosses the harbor to Logan Airport
Widest cablestayed bridge in the world183 feet
Oldest continuously used subway in the world1897
Highway that linked the east and west coasts in 2003Seattle to Boston
It cost 14.6 billionOver budget by a lot
Oldest baseball stadium in the MLBOpened 1912
Color of the State House DomeBuilt 1795-1798
Current MayorDemocrat
Unnofficial Capital of...It's unnofficial
Tallest building in the world outside of NYC when it opened749 feet (907 feet to top of antenna)

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Created Feb 13, 2011ReportNominate
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