Old North & the Sea: Merchants, Mariners, and Maritime Mania As we focus on maritime history for the month of July, join our education manager T.J. Todd for our second webinar program. In almost every way, Boston was a city that relied on the maritime industry. The Old North Church was similarly shaped in many ways by […]
We’re busy planning and prepping new programming and events for the new year. Check back soon for our 2018 schedule of events. We hope to have you join us at Old North!
by Renee Barouxis, former staff member Introduction There is a long tradition of drinking on ships. Drinking alcohol on board became commonplace for a variety of reasons: it was more palatable than algae-filled water or sour beer, it served as a form of entertainment, it was a welcome distraction from plain and heavily salted meal […]