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On a cold evening in December of 1773, a small band of patriots made history when they dumped three ships worth of valuable tea into Boston Harbor.
This protest against unfair taxation was one of the final incidents that led to the start of the Revolutionary War a few short years and a few short miles from Griffon Wharf in Boston Harbor.
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There are many valuable and informative visuals of, or about historical events contained in the videos on HFwH including:
Events, people, technolgy, and other topics are covered in the many available documentaries including:
Rare, Historical Footage
We think of movies coming into vogue in the 1910s and 1920s. But motion pictures were being experimented with in the late 1800s and some of this early footage still exists today:
Although they often concentrate more on the drama then the facts, many us got our introduction to historical events through TV and Movies. There are also movies made in a certain time period which capture that period like a timecapsule. Included in these categories are:
- Hearts in Bondage
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Take some time and look around for more gems included in this growing collection of over 360 movies. We are also developing our own history activities. Our first, Amazing 2-Frame Civil War Movies of the 1860s is available in our activities section.