Hold History

Primary Sources Bring the Past to Life

Ben’s Collection of Rare Documents and Historic Newspapers

A tour participant holds the October 17, 1771 issue of the Massachusetts Spy printed by Isaiah Thomas. This is one of the many rare documents and historic newspapers that Ben Edwards shares on tour. Ben has collected these treasures for more than two decades and continues to add items to his collection periodically. They really help bring Boston history to life. Hold History in Your Hands ONLY on a Walking Boston private guided walking tour!