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Blog post by NBSS Staff North Bennet Street School (NBSS) recently took on a vacant retail space in Boston’s Downtown Crossing for a temporary showcase of traditional trades. Offered to NBSS by Historic Boston Inc (HBI)—which owns the Freedom Trail-adjacent site—the small storefront space features...

Guest blogger, Barbara Mikolajczak leads the Immersive Education club at Saint John School in the North End using Minecraft to teach history, architecture and Math. The STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) students in her class have used Minecraft to recreate sites along The Freedom Trail using specifications...

Michael “Mars” Marston of Daedalus Co. prepared this article on the company’s restoration of a 1930 bronze marker that commemorates Anne Hutchinson. The plaque once hung on the Old Corner Bookstore building and was recently discovered by the Boston Planning and Development Agency hidden away...

Over the course of its 300-year existence, the Old Corner Bookstore has been home to dozens of commercial storefronts including, an apothecary, the famed book publisher Ticknor and Fields, a cigar emporium, a lunch counter, tailor workshops, a pizza joint, real estate and lender’s offices,...

Literary historian Rob Velella presents the fourth of four installment of a presentation made in the fall of 2017 at the Old South Meetinghouse on the extraordinary history of Ticknor and Fields whose 19th century publishing hegemony made the Old Corner Bookstore one of the most importance places in American literary history....