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Crime and Punishment
Discover 6 places tagged “Crime and Punishment” in Boston, Massachusetts
Site of the Boston Tax Riot
One of the indelible moments of the American Revolution took place at this location.
Site of the Great Brinks Robbery
This parking garage was the site of what was - at the time - the largest cash robbery in history
Fort Independence (Castle Island)
On a former island, this old fortification once used to protect the Boston Area and started Edgar Allan Poe in his military career
98 Prince Street
The infamous Boston Mob ran rackets from an office here in the 1970s
Stolen goods adorn the organ at Old North Church
Site of the Sacco & Vanzetti Funeral
This funeral home had the honor, if that is the correct word, of hosting the funeral of the famous Sacco and Vanzetti
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