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90 years later, Molasses Flood continues to generate buzz

January 11, 2009

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It was the kind of tragic and bizarre event one would expect to see in Hollywood. Certainly not in the North End. Thursday, however, will mark the 90th anniversary of the Great Molasses Flood. Around noon on that fateful day in 1919, a massive tank filled with 2.3 million gallons of molasses burst, sending a wall of molasses - estimated ... (Full article: 297 words)

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