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History will soon invite Tea Party guests again

New museum planned for Revolutionary event

A plaque commemorating the Boston Tea Party and the former Griffins Wharf is at Independence Wharf on Atlantic Avenue. A plaque commemorating the Boston Tea Party and the former Griffins Wharf is at Independence Wharf on Atlantic Avenue. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / September 20, 2010

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It’s one of the most famous events in American history: the December night in 1773 when Colonists protested a British tax by dumping three shiploads’ worth of tea into Boston Harbor. But for years, tourists who came to visit the spot that helped spark the Revolutionary War had little more to see than a plaque. (Full article: 714 words)

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