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Boston Ballet Nutcracker | New England by The Numbers

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1892 year The Nutcracker ballet débuted in St. Petersburg, Russia 2012 year Boston reimagined its Nutcracker performance 3,600... Read More »

Boston Duck Tours | New England By the Numbers

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TWO ways (on ground and by water) the DUKW explores Boston; DUKW is derived from General Motors terminology:... Read More »

Bunker Hill Monument | Trivia

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Don Haska and Maureen Gannon were married at the top of the monument on May 20, 1995. The... Read More »

Camden Toboggan Chute | Up Close

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The Camden toboggan chute — formally named the Jack R. Williams Toboggan Chute — is one of North America’s... Read More »

Fig Newtons | New England By the Numbers

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16 January date known to snack enthusiasts as National Fig Newton Day 101 number of years Fig Newtons... Read More »

Fly Rod Crosby , the First Maine Guide| New England’s Gifts

Fly Rod Crosby , the First Maine Guide| New England’s Gifts

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When Maine passed an 1897 bill requiring hunting guides to register with the state, the first license issued... Read More »

Little Women Trivia | New England By The Numbers

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  2nd birth order of among her four sisters 1832 year Louisa May Alcott was born 70 days it took... Read More »

Mark Twain Trivia | New England by the Numbers

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Do you know how long it took Mark Twain to write Huck Finn? Get the answer to this... Read More »

Mud Season Facts and Trivia

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Frozen in place. Worse than getting stuck in the mud is having the mud freeze solid around the... Read More »

Natural Disasters: New England Numbers

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Read More: New England Numbers: Hurricane of ’38 Wind That Shook the World $308 million total price tag... Read More »

New England By the Numbers | Amusement Parks

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73 years the Frantzis family has owned Quassy Amusement Park in Middlebury, CT 35 mph: top speed of... Read More »

New England By The Numbers | Holiday Statistics

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22 copies of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” (the book) in the library of Dartmouth College, from which author... Read More »

New England by the Numbers | Pilgrims

New England by the Numbers | Pilgrims

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35 million Americans who claim descent from the original 102 Pilgrims 51 original colonists who survived that first... Read More »

New England by the Numbers | State Facts

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20 percentage of Vermont’s trees that are sugar maples — explaining in part the golden-orange and red hues... Read More »

New England By the Numbers | Stats on the Six States

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$71,000 amount generated by traffic tickets last year in Brighton, Vermont (pop. 1,200). Can you say “speed trap”?... Read More »

New England Coast Trivia | New England By the Numbers

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14 Maine communities boasting dog-friendly beaches: Bar Harbor, Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Portland, Saco,... Read More »

New England Flag & Banner | Trivia

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More often than not, New England Flag & Banner flies under the radar, but this Watertown, Massachusetts, company,... Read More »

New England Numbers | Hurricane of ’38

New England Numbers | Hurricane of ’38

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A look at the facts and figures for the Great Hurricane of 1938, the most powerful and deadliest... Read More »

New England Numbers: Autumn

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20,000 estimated leaves on a large, mature, healthy maple tree 30 apple pies served at the annual baking... Read More »

New England Numbers: Snow

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$139.99 price of a swinging “plow-proof” mailbox made by MainelyMetals of Pittston, Maine 35 mph or greater wind... Read More »

New England Numbers: Spring

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98.5 percentage of 20,646 starting runners who crossed the finish line at the 2007 Boston Marathon 414 pairs... Read More »

New England Numbers: Statistics

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1993 Year the Rhode Island legislature proclaimed coffee milk the official state drink (July 29) $10 Box-seat ticket... Read More »

New England Numbers: Summer Facts

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2,710 summer camps in New England 2,481,000 children who attend New England summer camps $7 million cost to... Read More »

Quonset Huts | Up Close

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Born in Rhode Island and built for  U.S. troops overseas during World War II, Quonset huts were ideal... Read More »

Rocky Marciano | Up Close

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Nicknamed the “Brockton Blockbuster,” Rocky Marciano remains the only heavyweight boxing champion to retire undefeated (49–0). Rocco Francis... Read More »

Ruth Wakefield & the Chocolate-Chip Cookie | Up Close

Ruth Wakefield & the Chocolate-Chip Cookie | Up Close

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For more than 35 years, the popular Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts, attracted prominent visitors, including actors... Read More »

Snowy Owls | New England by the Numbers

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  560 snowy owls that Mass. Audubon’s Norman Smith has caught in the vicinity of Logan Airport over... Read More »



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