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Boston Post Road, from the nation’s origins


Many of us drive Boston Post Road — Route 1 — to traverse downtown New Rochelle, visit car dealers and diners, get to Playland or the Marshlands Conservancy in Rye.

It’s easy to forget (though also easy to find reminders) that the road played many roles in the formation of the nation, not least of which was the origins of our postal service.

Now a writer from Manahttan, Eric Jaffe, reminds us with “The King’s Best Highway,” a 267-page volume that traces Read more of this entry »

Posted by Ken Valenti on Friday, June 18th, 2010 at 11:18 am |
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