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  Boston Post Road - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In the 1910s and 1920s, the Lower Post Road alignment (and realignments made to the route) was a National Auto Trail known as the Boston Post Road.
The Post Road is also famous for its milestones from the 18th century, many of which remain to this day.
The Upper Post Road was the most traveled of the three routes, being the furthest from the shore and thus having the fewest and shortest river crossings.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boston_Post_Road   (1079 words)

  
 Boston.com / News / Local / Mass. / Milestones of history on the Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The route from New York to Boston was blazed by order of King Charles II of England, who demanded better communication between his colonial governors.
Two decades after Franklin passed this way, the galloping hoofbeats of a young post rider, Israel Bissell, thundered along the Post Road as he raced across five colonies to raise the Patriot forces after the first shots of the Revolution rang out at Lexington and Concord.
And if you get lost as the Boston Post Road leaves the state highway to wander amid country lanes and old stone walls, you won't be the first.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2004/07/28/milestones_of_history_on_the_boston_post_road   (790 words)

  
 Boston Post Road: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A road is a strip of land, smoothed or otherwise prepared to allow easier travel, connecting two or more destinations....
A toll road, turnpike or tollpike is a road on which a toll authority collects a fee for use....
A milestone or kilometre sign is one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals, typically at the side of the road or in...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/boston_post_road.htm   (1799 words)

  
 Boston Post   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Boston Post was the most popular daily newspaper in New England for over a hundred years before it folded in 1956.
By the 1930s, the Boston Post had grown to be one of the largest newspapers in the country, with a circulation of well over a million readers.
Throughout the 1940s, facing increasing competition from the Hearst-run papers in Boston and New York and from radio and television news, the paper began an inevitable decline from which it was never to recover.
boston-post.wikiverse.org   (339 words)

  
 1763 - The Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In 1729, a horseback post ran from north of the Massachusetts Colony to Philadelphia.
The painting shows him on a post office tour in a one-horse chaise, accompanied by his daughter on horseback, while a post rider delivers an urgent message.
The transition from post riders to mail stagecoaches occurred during and after the Revolutionary War.
www.fhwa.dot.gov /rakeman/1763.htm   (125 words)

  
 Connecticut US 1, 1A
The Boston Post Road, a 17th-century mail route, was one of the first named roads in New England.
North-south roads were given even numbers, and east-west routes were odd.
US 1 was moved to the new road, and Main Street became US 1A for a few years.
www.kurumi.com /roads/ct/us1.html   (2391 words)

  
 Post Road is winding passage to the past - The Washington Times: Travel - October 02, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The route from New York to Boston was blazed by order of King Charles II of England, who demanded better communication among his Colonial governors.
In the middle, though, the Post Road wanders past the villages and historic inns of central and western Massachusetts.
The longest stretch of surviving mile markers along the Boston Post Road is west of Worcester.
www.washtimes.com /travel/20041001-085756-2215r.htm   (872 words)

  
 Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Boston Post Road was a system of roads from New York, New York to Boston, Massachusetts, containing some of the first major highways in the United States.
In some towns, the area near the Boston Post Road has been placed on the National Register of Historic Districts, since it was often the first Road in the area, and buildings sprung up along it.
Milestone 8 on the Upper Post Road in [[Harvard Square]] The Post Road is also famous for its milestones from the 18th century, many of which remain to this day.
boston-post-road.area51.ipupdater.com   (641 words)

  
 Madam Knight on the Boston Post Road in 1704 » Genealogy Blog
Madam Knight on the Boston Post Road in 1704
Her journal is specific to the stretch of the Post Road from Kingston, Rhode Island, to New London, Connecticut.
The Boston Post Road was the earliest road in colonial America.
www.genealogyblog.com /index.php?p=22   (528 words)

  
 West Haven Economic Development Corp - Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
West Haven's Route 1 (also known as the Boston Post Road and Orange Avenue) is a transportation corridor that dates back to colonial times.
Create a Boston Post Road Business Alliance with administrative support from the University of New Haven and other sponsors.
Revitalization of the Boston Post Road/Front Avenue corridors will not be realized unless a multifaceted approach incorporating physical improvements, economic development, and strategic marketing is implemented.
www.whedc.org /postroad.asp   (852 words)

  
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At one point, Graham drove on the wrong side of the road as he attempted to confront the motorist, said Milford police spokesman Officer Vaughan Dumas.
He posted his police-set $1,000 bond and was released from custody pending an April 12 arraignment hearing in Superior Court.
Hardy Davis Jr., 49, of Brushy Plains Road was taken into custody and charged with risk of injury to a minor.
www.connpost.com /portlet/article/html/fragments/print_article.jsp?article=2627748   (515 words)

  
 Resortswithall Massachusetts Lodging Guide - Resorts by City in Massachusetts
During the 19th century Boston became synonymous with the highest attainments in America's cultural and artistic life, and the state as a whole provided industrial and financial leadership for the nation.
The Boston Post Road and the Mohawk Trail were the most heavily traveled of the early roadways.
Boston's Logan International Airport, stretching parallel to the harbour, is one of the few large air terminals in close proximity to a major city.
www.resortswithall.com /massachusetts   (1246 words)

  
 CSC: PE 680
Cellco’s existing Milford, Milford S and Milford S II facilities are currently operating at capacity during the peak hours and cannot provide adequate and reliable wireless service to customers in the Forest Heights area.
The Hotel is a four-story (approximately 47 feet above ground level (AGL)) structure located at 1052 Boston Post Road, north of Boston Post Road and south of I-95 in Forest Heights, Milford (Property).
The Property is surrounded by densely developed commercial and industrial land uses along Boston Post Road.
www.ct.gov /csc/cwp/view.asp?a=958&q=277320   (414 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A 20 year-old Fitch Hill Road resident and a 19 year-old Long Hill Road resident were each charged with fifth-degree larceny and conspiracy, after police investigated a report of a go-kart taken from a Church Street front lawn between 8 p.m.
A 55 year-old Meriden resident was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or both, after she was reported for evading a two-car accident on Whitfield Street at 9:24 p.m.
A 47 year-old Durham Road resident was charged on a warrant with failure to respond to an infraction.
www.shorepublishing.com /archive/re.aspx?re=6be0bc73-468d-4ffc-81dc-4dfcdcd695d1   (1098 words)

  
 Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It began as a path in 1673 to deliver the post and developed a wagon or stage road in later colonial times.
of the route of the Boston Post Road is now designated as United States Highway Route 1 although in some sections the modern deviates from the historic road.
In some the area near the Boston Post Road has been placed on the National of Historic Districts.
www.freeglossary.com /Boston_Post_Road   (247 words)

  
 Shore Line Times - Walgreens Pharmacy approved for Boston Post Road
The plan also calls for new sidewalks on River Street and Boston Post Road, a fence that will separate the pharmacy from the Berkshire Fuel station on the corner and a parking lot that can accommodate 59 mid-size vehicles.
On the L shaped property will be two entrances and two exits, located on Boston Post Road and River Street.
An additional exit will be located on Boston Post Road for vehicles utilizing the drive-through window, which will be limited to customers picking up prescriptions from the pharmacy.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=11175974&BRD=1630&PAG=461&dept_id=7736&rfi=6   (429 words)

  
 NH Phantoms Professional Soccer Club
Continue to the end and take a left onto Boston Post Road.
At the end of the exit road, take a right onto Route 101A West.
Across from the Cinemas, at the lights, take a right onto Boston Post Road.
www.nhphantoms.com /directions/souhegan.htm   (483 words)

  
 Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Boston Post Road runs from New YorkCity to Boston, Massachusetts.
It began as a path in 1673 to deliver the post,and developed into a wagon, or stage road in later colonial times.
Much of theroute of the Boston Post Road is now designated as United States Highway Route 1, although insome sections the modern route deviates from the historic road.
www.therfcc.org /boston-post-road-134890.html   (144 words)

  
 Cabinet.com | Boston Post traffic plan raises concerns about funding   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
“We found that there are 6,800 cars per day on that road,” said Sommers, who said that there would not be a problem if these cars did not have to turn off or onto Boston Post Road, but that when they did so, it created bottlenecks and time delays.
The plan would reduce the wait at the intersections of Boston Post, Cross and Simeon Wilson roads, according to the study, along with the backups on Cross Road after school dances, said Sommers.
The plan is to construct a left hand turn lane off Boston Post Road into the high school, and install a traffic signal.
www.cabinet.com /headlines/2002/10/021009cab.html   (840 words)

  
 241 Boston Post Road   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Boston Realty Advisors is pleased to present 241 Boston Post Road.
Located on Route 20 in one of Massachusetts’; most affluent communities, the office building is easily accessible via The Mass Pike and Interstate 95.
Situated just 30 minutes outside of Boston attracts many wealthy, highly educated residents that seek an easy commute to the city when necessary.
www.241bostonpostroad.com   (182 words)

  
 Curriculum Connections: Horseback on the Boston Post Road, 1704
The Boston Post Road was one of New York City¹s earliest roads.
Today the route has survived as the Bowery in Manhattan, Boston Road in the Bronx, and U.S. Highway 1 in New England.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration has a depiction of Benjamin Franklin on the Boston Post Road, on their website.
www.laurielawlor.com /curriculum/horsebackcurriculum.html   (557 words)

  
 Route 1A (Rhode Island) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boston Neck Road, Brown Street and West Main Street
At various points in time, every segment of RI 1A except the one in Westerly served as part of U.S. Route 1 (historically the Lower Boston Post Road).
The RI 1A designation came after the U.S. Route 1 designation was moved to a different alignment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rhode_Island_State_Highway_1A   (452 words)

  
 Boston Hotels - Online Resource to Rates and Information for Hotels in Boston
Boston : Big City Hotels - The ultimate guide to Boston Hotels provides a large directory of information about great lodging properties in Boston.
Great Boston Hotels - Check out a complete listing of Hotels Boston and Boston Hotel Rooms, offering a look at hotel rooms and other facilities for each of the properties listed.
Boston city guides, travel and tourism info, and other related information about Boston provided by the Open Directory.
www.reserve-boston-hotels.com   (598 words)

  
 Larchmont & Mamaroneck
Park in the lot off the Boston Post Road unless your class meets in MHS-Post Road Library, Room 363 or Cafeteria in which case park in the Carpenter Street lot as described in MHS-Palmer.
(extension of Weaver St.), one block east of the Boston Post Road.
Take Boston Post Road to Larchmont Avenue, turn toward Long Island Sound, Temple is on left.
www.lmcce.org /general.asp   (625 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The road was measured using a device that
It was originally along a section of the Boston Post Road that is now under the waters of
Road there was a tavern located at this sight.
www.samnet.net /esso/Fmm.htm   (746 words)

  
 Boston Post Road
The original Boston Post Road, later called the Upper Road, went into use in 1673.
Two other mail routes were known as the Middle and Lower roads.
You can see remnants of the Lower Road in the path of the modern Highway 1.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com /wwww/us/bostonpostroaddef.htm   (88 words)

  
 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/King's Highway (Charleston to Boston)
The King's Highway, over 1,300 miles in length, is the route that joins Charleston, South Carolina to Boston, Massachusetts including the older Boston Post Road.
It was named after Charles II of England, who in 1650 directed his colonial governors to build it.
It did not become a continuous wagon road until 1735.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/King%27s_Highway_(Charleston_to_Boston)   (103 words)

  
 Boston Post Road (RTE 20 east) to be paved...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Boston Post Road (RTE 20 east) to be paved...
Please be advised a paving contractor will begin resurfacing Boston Post Road on Monday, October 18th.
The area of concern runs from the Sky Restaurant into the town of Wayland.
www.town.sudbury.ma.us /news.asp?id=906   (97 words)

  
 Boston's Dance Calendar
This is the calendar of swing and other dance events in the Greater Boston area.
Please note that there is a webpage for Hustle dancing in the Greater Boston area.
Swingin' on the River at Community Boating, located on the Charles River between the Hatch Shell and Longfellow Bridge, Boston.
www.havetodance.com /calendar.html   (1061 words)

  
 Brewer Post Road Boat Yard, Mamaroneck NY
Turn Right at bottom of exit onto Fenimore Road and drive to US 1 - Boston Post Road.
Turn Left onto US 1, we are located just past the first traffic light on the right hand side.
Turn Left onto US 1 and we are the first driveway on the right.
www.byy.com /Mamaroneck/find.cfm   (192 words)

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