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Next Stop Revere – hundreds attend historic trolley tour through city

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  Next Stop Revere – more than 200 people experienced 400 years of history during Saturday’s trolley tour hosted by the Revere Society for Cultural and Historical Preservation.

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The 1775 Battle of Chelsea Creek (also called the Battle of Hog Island, etc.) took place – according to Wikipedia – “on Chelsea Creek and on salt marshes, mudflats, and islands of Boston Harbor, northeast of the Boston peninsula… Most of these areas have since been united with the mainland by land reclamation and are now part of East Boston, Chelsea, Winthrop, and Revere.”
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Brendan O’Brien narrated the Rumney Marsh Burial Ground tour.
The crowd listened on about the burial ground history.
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Erica Nelson and Juan Rosales are shown enjoying the trolley tour of Revere’s history.
Cecilia and Jody Drueding were looking forward to seeing the Revere History Museum the most.
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Revere resident Rebecca Faustin said she didn’t’t know there was a Revere History Museum until the trolley ride.
Jahlaina and Erga Pierrette were looking forward to seeing the Chelsea Creek and Rumney Marsh Burial Ground the most.
Mary Jane Terenzi narrated the two-hour long tour.
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Revere Society for Cultural and Historical Preservation President Robert Upton thanked guests for joining the trolley tour.
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The trolley went down Revere Beach.
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Tour guides Janet Long and Mary Jane Terenzi
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Trolley goers Christopher, Matthew and Margie Petrovic boarded at Waterfront Square for Saturday’s trolley tour, which was hosted by the Revere Society for Cultural and Historical Preservation.

(Advocate photos by Tara Vocino)

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