Boston is the capital and the largest city of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. The city is also the largest city in all of the New England region. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution and the protests leading up to it, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Siege of Boston. Upon American independence from Great Britain, the city continued to be an important port and manufacturing hub, as well as a center for education and culture.
Boston in "A Beak for Trends"
Boston was the first home of Ptolemy III, the scarlet macaw. After his first owner Gladys Hatcher died, he left Boston and never saw it again. Still, he remained wistful for Boston, and was even happy to see the Boston Red Sox were in fifth on the day he died.
Boston in "Bedfellows"
Boston in The Case of the Toxic Spell Dump
Boston in A Different Flesh
Boston in The Guns of the South
Boston in The House of Daniel
Boston was home to a professional baseball team known as the Boston Golden Cods.
Boston in The Hot War
The Soviet Union destroyed Boston, along with Washington and New York, with atomic bombs in May 1952. The blast also destroyed the famous USS Constitution, which was docked in the harbor and was burnt to the waterline by the blast.
Boston in Southern Victory
In 1944, Confederate President Jake Featherston idly threatened to destroy Boston with a superbomb along with a few other cities. As the C.S. had already used their only bomb in Philadelphia, Featherston knew that he could never carry the threat out. However, the city was subjected to aerial bombardment.
The Enos family made their home in Boston.
Boston in Supervolcano
Hydro-Quebec had power shortages following the eruption of the Yellowstone Supervolcano. As a result, the power both Boston and Philadelphia received was rationed to be available from 5-8 a.m. and 6-9 p.m.
Boston in The Two Georges
Boston was the capital and largest city of the American Province of Massachusetts. The city was also on the Union Lifeline's route, along with New York City, Philadelphia, and Victoria. Boston was home to many Irish immigrants as well as many leading Sons of Liberty and Independence Party figures, including Common Sense publisher John Kennedy.
Boston in Worldwar
- Croydon, Atlantis, a fictional city which appears to be based loosely on Boston.