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Hedgehog Needlepoint – Boston 2.0 Retro Travel Tag

$54.75

(HH1-BOS2),  3″ x 5″, 18 mesh

What does it all mean

  • Shamrock – Bostonians are about 20% Irish decent
  • Green Shamrock – Boston Celtics Basketball
  • Red Dot – representing the Boston Red Socks baseball team
  • Blue/Beige – the colors of the Continental Army
  • Blue for Boston Harbor
  • 3- The Boston Tea Party consisted of 3 ships that were boarded. The Beaver, The Dartmouth (both Whalers) and the Eleanor ( a full rigged ship).
  • Tall Ship – on the night of the Boston Tea Party in Boston Harbor one of the ships that was boarded was a full rigged ship, the Eleanor
  • 23-there are 23 distinct neighborhoods in Boston
  • 1636 – Harvard University, the first College in North America was founded
  • 1716 – Little Brewsters Lighthouse founded
  • 12-1912 Fenway, oldest original ballpark for the Boston Red Sox
  • • B.Beantown. nicknamo for Boston settlers loved baked beans in molasses
  • B – Beaver, a whaler, ship boarded by the Boston Tea Party
  • D – Dartmouth, a whaler, a ship boarded by the Boston Tea Party
  • E – Eleanor, a full rigged ship, a ship boarded by the Boston Tea Party
  • 342 – the number of tea chests dumped into Boston Harbor
  • 46 tons of tea landed in the harbor
  • 12161773- December 16, 1773 is the night of the Boston Tea Party
  • Tea bag • Tea Bag representing the Boston Tea Party
  • 47 -Boston has 47 miles of shoreline

 

 

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