November 14, 2017

In 1773, Parliament passed the Tea Act in an attempt to refinance the shaky economic base of the British East India Company.  Established in 1709, the East India Company derived over ninety-percent of its profits from the sale of tea.  However, by 1772, due to severe m...

November 6, 2017

If you have ever joined Untapped History for one of its historic walking tours of Newburyport, you would have finished the tour with a sampling of alcoholic drinks from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries.  During the sampling, it’s likely Alex and Eric (the “nerds”) wou...

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