On Boston Curbed: Boston Irish heritage sites, mapped
Boston is awash in memorials, monuments, and other reminders of the influence of the sons and daughters of Eire.
Here is a map of 11 of those key sites, for St. Patrick’s Day and beyond.
The sites include obvious pilgrimages such as the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum and the Irish Famine Memorial, but also lesser-known ones such as a largely unmarked mass burial ground off the city’s coast and a testament to the Navy’s first commissioned officer.
In the Bay State Banner: Roxbury win’s Boston’s third cultural district designation
Roxbury artists and local businesses are slated for a boost, as a section of the neighborhood received designation as a state cultural district.