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Monday, August 20, 2012

Exploring Boston: Boston Light and USS Constitution Free Sail

Yesterday, I visited Little Brewster island in Boston Harbor to climb the Boston Light lighthouse on. It's the oldest light station in America. I also witnessed the unassisted free sail of the 215-year-old USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides"); only the second such free sail in over a century.

Both were spectacular, in very different ways

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