Elbridge Gerry (1744-1814) is the only singer of the Declaration of Independence buried in the mid-Atlantic region. After the Revolutionary War, he served in the MA legislature and was governor when a redistricting bill became the butt of political jokes because a major district looked like a salamander, thus "Gerrymander" into the political lexicon.(R29/S9)
Bisque buffs and soup lovers may want to be on the lookout in Harvard Square Thursday; that’s when the HP Hood Soup Boutique is scheduled to be on the scene, at the Grafton Street Pub & Grill, dishing up soups that make creative use of Hood cream. This soup boutique is on wheels --- not to put too fine a point on it, the boutique is a food truck officially titled the Soup Boutique, Inspired by Hood Cream.
Half-length portrait of a man with a hint of a smile. His handsome features suggests that he is in his 30s, although he wears an off-white wig in the style of an English gentleman that makes him appear older. His dark suit has fancy embroidery.
World Leader Wondering Why He Just Met With The Former Governor Of Massachusetts
The Salem Witch Trials began in June 1692 were presided over by Chief Justice William Stoughton. The first to go to trial be hanged was Bridget Bishop. 13 women 4 men, would follow. An additional man Giles Corey was "pressed," crushed to death with large heavy stones, as he steadfastly refused to plead guilty to the witchcraft. In October 1692 trials ended, when the court was dismissed by the Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony, William Phipps ruled "spectral evidence" was not allowable.