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Some People Don’t Know That Boston Was The First To Do These 13 Things

Things happen first in Boston, from technological developments to medical breakthroughs. In fact, it might be quicker to list occasions when Boston wasn’t leading the pack! Given the city’s long list of accomplishments, you may have overlooked or forgotten about a few. Here’s a refresher:

Let’s start with Boston’s most critical achievements…

Thanks to the presence of MIT and Harvard, as well as many other centers of brilliant minds, there is no end to the pioneering developments that continually happen in Boston. How many of these “firsts” did you already know about? Let us know on the Only In Boston Facebook page.

Juliet White
Staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. Juliet can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.