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The Boston Tea Party 1773
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.
The Sons of Liberty which carried out this act, were comprised of a number of well-known patriots including: Paul Revere,
John Hancock, and
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