About the Project
Part of Arcadia’s Legendary Locals series, which has profiled residents of neighborhoods, towns and cities across the country, Legendary Locals of Boston’s South End features both former and current residents of Boston’s South End who have made lasting impacts on the community. Author Hope Shannon includes people from the very beginning of the planned South End neighborhood up to the present day, spanning two hundred years of community history.

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About the Author
Hope Shannon was the Executive Director of the South End Historical Society from August 2009 until August 2013. She holds a B.A. in history and archaeology from Boston University and a M.A. in history from Simmons College. She left the SEHS in August 2013 to pursue her doctorate in the Joint Doctoral Program in United States History and Public History at Loyola University Chicago.

More information about the South End Historical Society here.