As America’s oldest urban area, Boston boasts quite a history, and immigration shaped a lot of that history. These markers and monuments are reminders of that.
The points are a primer and are not meant to be exhaustive. After all, there are a plethora of markers dedicated just to the legacy of the Boston area’s Irish; and the North End is pretty much a museum to Italian-American culture and cuisine as is Boston’s Chinatown for Chinese-Americana.
Suggestions are welcome as this map will be updated. (Sources not otherwise cited include Boston Magazine, Boston Family History Collaborative, and the Boston Art Commission.)Read More