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Oct 22, 2012 - The hidden sides of Boston

Visiting Boston? Then the best way to get around and get to know the city better has to be with Bus Companies Boston. But what’s better than just getting around is knowing the interesting history behind some of Boston’s best kept secrets.

Boston, is one of the oldest cities in the United States and before it was named Boston after Boston, England, a town in Lincolnshire from which several prominent colonists originated its original name given to the location by the local Native Americans was ‘Shawmut’. If you are a history buff like some of our charter bus, party bus, local passenger shuttle bus customers, then this is the place that you would want to hit if you are ever in Boston.

Due to its deep harbor and advantageous geographic position Boston became the busiest port in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, surpassing both Plymouth and Salem and from its founding until the 1760's, was America's largest, wealthiest, and most influential city. In fact, the Mather School was founded in Dorchester in 1639 was the first public elementary school in America.  

Many people use our Boston charter bus, mini bus or school bus for sports outings. Boston used to have two major league baseball teams until 1954 - the Boston Braves and Boston Red Sox. The home of the Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park, is the oldest original Major League Baseball Park still in use. And, before they were called the Boston Red Sox in 1907, the baseball team used to be called the Americans, the Pilgrims, the Somersets, the Puritans and even the Plymouth Rocks

Boston also set a few first in the area of transportation with the Boston & West Worcester Railroad company being the first railroad to charge commuter fares in 1838, while Massachusetts first began to issue driver's licenses and registration plates in June 1903. 

Visitors who are visiting, with or without the use of our charter bus, party bus, mini bus or school bus, can today pay a visit to the U.S.S. Constitution, known as 'Old Ironsides' oldest fully commissioned vessel in the U.S. Navy that is today permanently berthed at the Charlestown Navy Yard. 

So hit the road and make history yourself in Boston with a party bus, mini bus or bus charter package from Bus Companies Boston and who knows, some day, someone may ne quoting your name in a bit of trivia about Boston.

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