5th of November in Boston


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Guy Fawkes Day

Description:
"This online exhibit collects recollections and rare images to explore a forgotten facet of Boston's religious and political history. In Britain that holiday was 'Guy Fawkes' Day,' but New Englanders called it Pope's Day or 'Pope-Night'"; in the 18th century, Bostonian "5th of November processions became closely linked to the town's protests against Parliamentary taxes." Includes background about Guy Fawkes' Day, Boston celebrations, and the end of a tradition. From the Bostonian Society.

Publisher:
The Bostonian Society

Language:
English

Source:
http://display.5thofnovember.us/


PID= res:lii-24928