The Port of Boston

Hello! Welcome to our site that focuses on the evolution of the city of Boston and its history as a trade market. Several influences from previously established international empires aided the growth and the development of the city of Boston in the New World, and these influences permeated and shaped Boston’s own history and traditions.

This is a Map of Boston made by Captain John Bonner in 1722

Map of Boston made by Captain John Bonner in 1722

Topographical Map of Boston from 1814 - shows the growth of the city around the water

Topographical Map of Boston from 1814 – shows the growth of the city centered around the water