|Ense Petit Placidam Sub Libertate Quietem|
Distinction: Massachusetts has the longest single-word name.
The geographical center of Boston is in Roxbury. Due north of the center we find the South End. This is not to be confused with South Boston, which lies directly east from the South End. North of South Boston is East Boston, and southwest of East Boston is the North End.
Famous Native: Paul Revere ~ silversmith & horseman
Natural = Plymouth Rock
Man-Made = Old North Church
Favorite City Name: Braintree
Something you might hear a Bay Stater state:
"Dawn breaks over Marblehead."
(Translation = "Oh, now I get it.")
Little Known Factoid: In the Charlestown section of Boston . . .
|If I could live anywhere in Massachusetts, it would be in a lighthouse on Cape Cod. Then I could take my boat over to Chappahicquiddick.|