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Killer Molasses Flood of 1919

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by Steven Doyle

Boston has been the scene for many historic events including a particular Tea Party and Paul Revere’s famous ride. It is also the subject of the pop group The Standell’s tune Dirty Water which is a send up to the Charles River. But nothing is more heinous and at once more forgotten than the Great Molasses Flood of 1919. Continue reading

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