The Boston Broad Street Riot of 1837

On June 11, 1837 a group of drunken volunteer firefighters stumbled into a funeral procession along Boston’s broad street. The Broad Street riot that followed included as many as fifteen thousand participants. When the dust, and feathers, settled, the City of Boston would never be the same.

Jun 11, 2021 | Lance Geiger

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