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Along Boston’s Freedom Trail

Along Boston’s Freedom Trail

Opening its doors to the public on April 15, 2011, the Printing Office of Edes & Gill is Boston’s only colonial printing experience, located along the historic Freedom Trail in the Clough House, adjacent to Old North Church, at 21 Unity Street.  We offer unique personal encounters with history and colonial printing. As Boston’s only […]

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Of Colonial Printing

Of Colonial Printing

With the opening of the colonial print shop on April 15, visitors will have the opportunity to engage living historians working their printers trade in pre-revolutionary Boston. These same printers were at the vanguard of citizen angst over British governmental policies that Bostonians felt violated their rights as Englishmen. Historians generally agree that the Boston […]

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Newspaper of the Revolution!

Newspaper of the Revolution!

On April 7, 1755, Edes and Gill became the proprietors of The Boston Gazette and Country Journal. Edes was also a well known member of the Sons of Liberty. According to the author of Infamous Scribblers (2006), the Boston Gazette, arguably the most influential newspaper the country has ever known, got us into the Revolutionary […]

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