HUB History - Our Favorite Stories from Boston History

Where two history buffs go far beyond the Freedom Trail to share our favorite stories from the history of Boston, the hub of the universe.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 238 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 9 hours 42 minutes

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Puritans in Paradise (episode 220)


In the 1820s, waves of Christian missionaries were dispatched from Boston, believing they might never return. They didn’t know much about the land they were going to settle in or the people they were trying to convert, but what little they had heard ...


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   55m
 
 

Expo 76: Future Vision or Fever Dream? (episode 219)


During the Kennedy administration, a group of Boston businessmen led by a millionaire dairy farmer hatched an audacious plan. They proposed building an experimental city of the future on made land, piers, and floating platforms connecting Columbia P ...


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   52m
 
 

Disaster at Bussey Bridge (episode 218)


March 14 is the anniversary of one of the worst railroad accidents that ever happened in Massachusetts. On March 14, 1887, a train filled with suburban commuters was on its way from Dedham to Park Square station in Boston, stopping in West Roxbury a ...


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 2021-03-14  47m
 
 

Richard T Greener and the White Problem (episode 217)


Professor Richard T Greener grew up in Boston in the shadow of the abolition movement, graduated from Harvard, and became one of the foremost Black intellectuals of his era. However, soon after publishing his most influential work, when it seemed li ...


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 2021-03-01  55m
 
 

BONUS: David Walker's Radical Appeal


For Black History Month, we're dropping some of our favorite past episodes back into the podcast feed every few days this month. Enjoy! David Walker was one of America’s first radical abolitionists, a free African American man who moved to Boston in ...


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 2021-02-26  1h0m
 
 

BONUS: Tent City


For Black History Month, we're dropping some of our favorite past episodes back into the podcast feed every few days this month. Enjoy! 50 years ago this week, residents of one Boston neighborhood carried out an act of civil disobedience, bringing a ...


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 2021-02-24  36m
 
 

BONUS: Fifteen Blocks of Rage


For Black History Month, we're dropping some of our favorite past episodes back into the podcast feed every few days this month. Enjoy! For decades, a 1967 riot that rocked Roxbury’s Grove Hall neighborhood was generally referred to in the mainstrea ...


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 2021-02-22  43m
 
 

BONUS: Black Radical


From his Harvard graduation in 1895 to his death in 1934, William Monroe Trotter was one of the most influential and uncompromising advocates for the rights of Black Americans. He was a leader who had the vision to co-found groups like the Niagara M ...


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 2021-02-21  1h43m
 
 

BONUS: Birth of a Nation


For Black History Month, we're dropping some of our favorite past episodes back into the podcast feed every few days this month. Enjoy! “The Birth of a Nation” was one of the most controversial movies ever made, and when it premiered on February 8, ...


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 2021-02-19  55m
 
 

BONUS: Politics and Partisanship


For Black History Month, we're dropping some of our favorite past episodes back into the podcast feed every few days this month. Enjoy! Historian Millington Bergeson-Lockwood, author of Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Ninete ...


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 2021-02-17  1h28m