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Boston Tea Party participants honored with special markers

November 27, 2018 7:01 PM
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Actor-interpreters from the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum, Tim Lawton and Jillian Couillard place commemorative markers, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at Central Burying Ground on Boston Common at the graves of participants in the Dec. 16, 1773 protest known as the Boston Tea Party. This year is the 245th anniversary of the protest during which colonists protesting taxation without representation threw British tea into Boston Harbor, considered a pivotal event that led to the American Revolution. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON – The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum and the city of Boston have joined forces to place commemorative markers at the graves of those who participated in the Dec. 16, 1773 protest.

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