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New England Numbers: Statistics


Year the Rhode Island legislature proclaimed coffee milk the official state drink (July 29)


Box-seat ticket price for Triple A Pawtucket (RI) Red Sox


Number of riders each weekday on Boston’s MBTA subway system


Names in the nation’s first phone directory, published in New Haven (CT) in 1878


Number of whale-oil lamps that illuminated Highland Light, the first lighthouse on Cape Cod, constructed in 1797


Percentage of NH residents who claim to be church regulars — lowest rate in the nation


Green Monster standing-room ticket price at Fenway Park


Coast Guard Beach’s ranking in Dr. Beach’s “America’s Best Beaches 2007″ (Eastham, MA)


Number of trivets in the Shelburne Museum’s collection (Shelburne, VT)


Miles-per-hour city speed limit set by Connecticut in 1901: first auto traffic law passed in the U.S.


Number of fried clams sold on a summer weekend day at Woodman’s of Essex (MA), where they were invented (1916)

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