By: Jason Dandy
Landforms and Bodies of Water
• The Charles River and the Atlantic Ocean surround
Boston. The Boston Harbor is another body of water
in Boston. It is a natural harbor and estuary of the
Massachusetts Bay. There are no major Landforms in
New England Aquarium Fenway Park
Franklin Park Zoo
• The Franklin Park Zoo opened to the public in
1913. It was founded by Frederick Holmstead
in 1912. It is located Northeast of Franklin
Park, and is ran by Zoo New England, which
also operates the Stone Zoo in Stoneham,
Paul Revere House
• This is the colonial home of American Patriot
Paul Revere. It is located at 19 North Square,
Boston, Massachusetts. It is now operated by
a small, nonprofit museum by the Paul Revere
• This baseball field is the home of the Boston
Red Sox. It opened in 1912, and is the oldest
ballpark in major league baseball. In left field,
the big wall, nicknamed the green monster, is
the highest wall to hit over for a home run.
New England Aquarium
• This aquarium is one of the most popular
aquariums in the U.S. It was founded in 1969,
and is known for its more modern setting of
Immigrants and Different Languages
• The major language spoken in Boston is English, but there are
many immigrants from different countries that do not speak
English. There are 10.2% of the people from Haiti, 8.3% from
the Dominican Republic, 7.2% from China, 6.4% from
Vietnam, 4.2% from El Salvador, 4.2% from Jamaica, 4% from
Cape Verde, 3.3% from Columbia, 3.3% from Ireland, and 3.1%
from Brazil. There are also many more immigrants from other
• Government Center
- This includes Boston City Hall, two Suffolk County
courthouses, two state office buildings, two federal office
buildings, and City Hall Plaza.
- Deval Patrick is the governor of Boston.
• The Holidays that are celebrated in Boston are
the same holidays celebrated across the U.S.
Some of these include:
- Christmas – December 25
- Halloween – October 31
- New Years Day – January 1
• Since 1988, The economy has increased in
employment rates, in the office markets, strong
sales, and great gains in residential real estate. But,
after the events occurred on September 11, 2001,
nearly 32,000 jobs were lost. Boston still remains
one of the top ten tourist attractions, and the health
care and education in the area was not affected
• The Battle of Bunker Hill took place In Boston.
• Boston is the largest city in Massachussetts.
• The Boston Tea Party occurred in Boston.
• Nearly 70% of houses are rented, rather than
• The average price for clam chowder in Boston is
• Only 34 of Boston's 840 restaurants serve fast
More Fun Facts!!
• The Ted Williams Tunnel, located in Boston, is
the deepest in North America.
• From 1659 to 1681, it was against the law to
celebrate Christmas in Boston.
• Logan International Airport is built almost
entirely on top of land that, before a landfill
project, used to be Boston Harbor.
• The Sports teams in Boston include the Boston
Celtics, Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots,
New England Revolution, Boston Bruins, And
the Boston Cannons. All of these teams are
usually winning teams and have many
championships won between them. They
have over 40 championships combined.