Historic Taverns of Boston by Gavin R. Nathan

Historic Taverns of Boston


Historic Taverns of Boston by Gavin R. Nathan

Publisher: iUniverse. 2006

The book not only provides a history of how taverns evolved and influenced life in the Boston area since the 1600s, it also provides vivid descriptions of tavern life that help the reader get a feel for what it would be like to visit a Boston tavern centuries ago. Nathan even provides drink and food recipes that allow the reader to recreate a typical tavern menu.

In addition, the book provides an exhaustive list of early Boston taverns including anecdotes about owners, famous visitors, and historical significance. Nathan also includes the addresses for many former breweries in the Jamaica Plain and Roxbury neighborhoods where many of the buildings still stand.

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