THE HISTORY OF SAINT LEONARD CHURCH: Part I, Boston “Welcomes” the Catholics

Dec 05, 2017 480

BY: Christian Anthony Guarino

Around the midway point of the 19th Century, the city of Boston was developing into a thriving metropolis. Many of the landmarks we still hold dear today were being built across the city.

Such institutions as the Boston Public Library, the oldest public library system in the country, the world-renowned Parker House Hotel and the Charles Street Jail, known to have housed among its inmates, Boston Mayoral legend James Michael Curley, and Nicola Sacco and Bartolommeo Vanzetti.

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