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BIZARRE BOSTON: Thomas Morton and the Maypole

BIZARRE BOSTON: Thomas Morton and the Maypole

For a moment in the seventeenth century, Massachusetts had the potential to become a fun-loving (and free-loving) utopia, rather than the grim, hard-working Puritan domain it became. Granted, it was a very brief moment, but it’s important to remember the possibility existed. The man behind the utopian dream was Thomas Morton, who arrived in Plymouth

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