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Live Webcam in Boston in Massachusetts

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  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Source: Boston and Maine Live
  • Info: Live streaming webcam in Boston in Massachusetts, United States. Boston is one of the oldest cities in America and is home to Harvard University and is the birthplace of the American Revolution.
    The webcam shows the Boston city skyline and Longfellow Bridge spanning the Charles River.

More info: Boston's many firsts include the United States' first public park, the first public or state school, the first subway system and the first large public library.

The tallest building in Boston is 200 Clarendon Street which was previously called the John Hancock Tower. It has 62 floors and stands 790 ft (240 m) tall. Other iconic buildings in Boston include the Prudential Tower, Winthrop Centre, Boston City Hall, Old State House, Trinity Church, and Kresge Auditorium.

Boston is actually named after a town in England as many of the early settlers were from Boston, England and they decided to keep the name.

One of the nicknames for Boston is “Beantown” after the Native American snack of beans with maple syrup, venison and corn, which passing merchants and sailors developed a love for. The city has long been famous for its baked beans.