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This is the town in which the Pilgrim Fathers were imprisoned in the year 1607 following their first attempt to escape to America and the cells which held them can still be seen in the 15th-century Guildhall.

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Photo © John Ware

The Hyde, Boston, Lincolnshire

The tower of St.Botolphs Church, known as the 'Boston Stump', has been a landmark for mariners for centuries. 'Boston' is a corruption of 'Botolph's Town'.

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Photographer: © John Ware (Gallery)(19th December 2008)
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The Hyde, Boston, Lincolnshire

The tower of St.Botolphs Church, known as the 'Boston Stump', has been a landmark for mariners for centuries. 'Boston' is a corruption of 'Botolph's Town'.

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Comment by Andy Edwards(19th December 2008)

Very nice John. The sun always seems to shine in Boston!!

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Comment by Ruth Gregory(20th December 2008)

Beautiful shot, John. Thanks for the history too. What a landmark!

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Comment by Stephanie Jackson(20th December 2008)

Beautiful view

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Comment by Linda-mary Sigley(19th March 2011)

I'm positive the folks who reside in their beloved Boston, Massachusetts would be somewhat upset about being a corruption of "Botolph's Town." Oh well.

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