By Matt Conti,
January 15, 2019

City of Boston Archeologist Joseph Bagley (left), State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz (center) and Boston Parks Commissioner Chris Cook (right) lay a wreath at the molasses tank site at Langone Park in Boston’s North End.

Honoring the 100th anniversary of Boston’s Great Molasses Flood, residents and dignitaries came out on a chilly morning to form a human circle on the former location of a 90 foot wide molasses tank, located at what is now Langone Park on Commercial Street in Boston’s North End. Twenty one people were killed and another 150 injured when the faulty tank ruptured and exploded on January 15, 1919.

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