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Ted is a lifelong New Englander, raised in Connecticut and holding degrees in U.S. History and Archaeology from Bowdoin College in Maine. Over the past decade in Massachusetts, Ted has worked in history along Boston's Freedom Trail as a U.S. Park Ranger, museum educator, and small business owner. From local institutions such as the Paul Revere House and Old South Meeting House, to Faneuil Hall, Bunker Hill, and beyond with Boston National Historical Park, Ted possesses a broad understanding of Revolutionary Boston. In 2016, Ted founded Hub Town Tours, which has delivered high-quality history to tens of thousands of guests, earning recognition as #3 Tour of Boston, #4 Historical Tour in the USA, and #22 Tour Experience Worldwide.




Born and raised near Boston, Dave holds a BFA from the University of Hartford and MEd in History from Framingham State University. Dave has a decade of experience teaching in public schools in various roles, and has led tours for eight years in Boston. He now lives with his wife and daughter in historic Salem. Dave has loved history and architecture since childhood, and has been obsessed with Boston since he was a teenager. He has an extensive knowledge of Boston and New England’s rich history, architecture, geography, and maritime tradition; British and European history; as well as urban morphology (study of cities across time). Dave loves the uniqueness of Boston's urban environment and thinks it's the best walking city in the United States of America.

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As a resident of Boston and its suburbs for 25 years, Maureen is always excited to introduce visitors to her favorite historic landmarks and figures. Maureen earned a BA in Government at Dartmouth College, where she focused on American political theory and constitutional law. Maureen then taught American and World History high school students for ten years, before pursuing graduate research at Harvard examining the legacy of Crispus Attucks in Boston, for which she was awarded the Klein History Prize. When not in Boston, Maureen teaches elementary students from around the state at the Concord Museum. She loves sharing local history through artifacts, historic sites, and first-person accounts that bring the thrilling Revolutionary era to life.




A born-and-raised New Englander, Matthew has been working on the Freedom Trail for six years—first as a British Redcoat, then as a guide in colonial garb with the Freedom Trail Foundation, where he can be found portraying his ancestor Captain Nathaniel Hutchins, who fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill. The oldest of 16 cousins, Matthew long harbored a passion for entertaining and education. After earning a BS in Biology from the University of Massachusetts and training as an EMT, he was spurred by flattery and happenstance to pivot from pre-med into the performing arts. A longtime resident of Boston, Matthew joined Hub Town Tours as a way to proudly share his enthusiasm for Boston's history while carrying on his great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather's legacy.




William grew up outside of Boston and earned his BA in History from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He began his career in public history along the Freedom Trail as an educator at the landmarks of Old North Church and King’s Chapel, before spending five years as a U.S. park ranger with Boston African American National Historical Park, focused on Boston's Black Heritage Trail. In addition to leading tours of historic Beacon Hill, William led ranger programs inside the "Cradle of Liberty" at Faneuil Hall. He has a true passion for sharing Boston history with others, from the American Revolution to the Civil War to Urban Renewal. When not out and about with Hub Town Tours, William can be found leading tours around Fenway Park.



Drew is from Downeast Maine and has lived in New England all his life. He earned his BA in Theatre Arts from Gordon College and moved to Boston shortly thereafter. Drew has always been fascinated by U.S. history, and loves using his actor's training to bring Boston’s colorful history to life. History is not merely names and dates, but a complex story about complicated human beings. When not leading guests with Hub Town Tours, he can be found in colonial garb at the Freedom Trail Foundation, working for Park Street Church, ushering at the American Repertory Theatre, and acting professionally in productions. Needless to say, he's often on the move! Drew is proud to be a part of the invaluable service that Hub Town Tours provides to visitors from around the world.

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Darcy is a historian, writer, and teacher. She earned her BA from Gettysburg College in History and Classics and her MA in History from Monmouth University. Darcy is a James Madison Memorial Fellow, with a concentration in U.S. Revolutionary and Constitutional Studies. A third-generation teacher, she has taught every grade from fifth grade through college. Darcy grew up in a history-loving family: her father impersonates Ulysses S. Grant, and she spent her childhood in museums, graveyards, and on historic American battlefields. She has taught in museums, transcribed letters from WWII, and conducted oral histories. Her writing has also been featured in STAT News and Chicken Soup for the Soul, as well as part of the New York Times bestseller The Power of Moments by Chip and Dan Heath. Darcy is a Boston resident and excited to lead tours of the city she loves.




Kaitlin grew up in the mountains of North Carolina, before moving to Spain and then onto Boston to earn her BA at Berklee College of Music. She has always been deeply interested in history, and strongly considered becoming a history teacher before heading off to school for music. When Kaitlin isn’t on the Freedom Trail with Hub Town Tours, she wears many hats: working as an educator at historic Old North Church; writing historical musical theater pieces; collecting oral histories of Boston residents as part of The Fenway Memory Project; leading tours for Nightly Spirits haunted pub crawl; and staying busy as an actor, musician, technician, and fight choreographer for several theater companies around town. Kaitlin is also a fiction writer and served as a staff member at Alpha Young Writer’s Workshop.

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Clio moved from South Carolina to Boston to earn her MA in History and Library Science at Simmons University, pursuing her love for research and archival work. She holds BAs in History and Computer Science from the University of South Carolina Honors College, where she received awards for research on women’s history and her digitization of Piranesi’s works. Although not a native Bostonian, Clio fell in love with Boston and its history as soon as she stepped foot in town. Off the Freedom Trail, Clio performs archival work for institutions such as the William H. Prescott House and Cape Ann Museum. Clio joined Hub Town Tours to share her love for Boston history, as well as to engage with other history-lovers.




Rosalie is a born-and-raised New Englander and currently a student at Southern New Hampshire University, where she is working toward her degree in history. Prior to Hub Town Tours, Rosalie led costumed tours along the Freedom Trail as Hannah Adams, cousin of John and Samuel Adams, and one of the first women writers in the nascent United States of America. When Rosalie isn't walking five miles a day, she can still be found along the Freedom Trail—but standing still at the Paul Revere House in the North End, as part of her role as a historical interpreter inside the oldest structure surviving in Downtown Boston!

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Nick, born and raised near the Rhode Island border in the Blackstone River Valley, holds his BA and MA from the University of Massachusetts in History and English Literature. Since working at the Massachusetts State House as a tour guide, Nick has fostered a deep passion for local history and lore, which has informed his academic and professional careers. Among other activities, Nick's BA final project was an analysis of the life of Puritan poet Anne Bradstreet, as well as the early print culture of Boston. Nick possesses a deep knowledge of Revolutionary Boston, and the incredible figures and events found therein. Nick joined Hub Town Tours to share his passion for history with guests who are curious about Boston's role in the founding of the American experiment.




Gianna first moved to Boston to pursue a dual major in Political Science and History at Boston College. She remained at Boston College to earn her MA in U.S. History, with a minor concentration in race, ethnicity, and difference in the 19th–21st centuries. Although originally from Florida, Gianna's love for Boston's history, culture, and varied seasons immediately made the city her home. She joined Hub Town Tours with the intention of sharing her love for Boston and our nation's rich history. As a historian, Gianna has a passion for public history and the movement for increased public accessibility to accurate and diverse narratives. Her research interests span American history in the 18th and 19th centuries and the determinants of effective political communication. 

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Leah earned her MA in History in 2024 from Boston College, where she researched early modern women's history. Her interests include witch crises, mistranslated texts, the history of feminism, and race and gender intersectionality. She's presented work on popularly-accepted English translations of Latin texts, and is currently researching feminist and anti-feminist rhetoric in Boston during the Women's Suffrage Movement. In 2021, Leah received her BA in History from Southern Connecticut State University, where she also studied anthropology, Spanish, and Latin. Leah is a certified makeup artist and a self-proclaimed Jeopardy champion; in her free time, she loves crafting and researching new topics. Leah has a passion for cultural heritage preservation and sharing untold stories on her tours!




Mazen first arrived to Boston in 2016 and was amazed by the city’s iconic monuments and architecture. The city’s unique and eventful past continues to intrigue Mazen, leading him to read every Boston history book he can find. Mazen currently teaches English literature, but throughout his decade-long career in education, Mazen has taught a variety of history classes, too. When not leading tours or teaching, you'll find Mazen biking on the Charles River Esplanade or strolling through Beacon Hill. Mazen is fascinated by the way religion, migration, and geography shape a city, and joining Hub Town Tours provides him the chance to share his favorite stories about the "City on a Hill" and bring some of its most remarkable characters to life.

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Matt was born and raised in the Boston area and has been a history enthusiast since he learned how to read. He received a BS in political science from Bridgewater State University and a MEd in history from Salem State University. Matt has taught World History, European History, and American History at Medford High School for over two decades, and he loves sharing his passion for history with his students through organizing interactive experiences and field trips so the subject comes alive for them. When Matt is not teaching or leading tours with Hub Town, he is hanging out with his family by traveling to historic sites all over New England. He also likes to read, ski, and run. Matt is very excited to share his passion for Boston and the city's amazing history with the guests on his tour.



Growing up in the richly historic town of Quincy, Massachusetts, Candace developed a deep appreciation and passion for learning stories from a time before her own. She traces her love of history back to memories of hearing her grandparents' stories about immigrating from Hong Kong, realizing that each person holds an individual perspective and experience of history.
Previously, Candace delivered tours of Dorothy Quincy Homestead and Granite Quarry and Worker’s Museum, where she gained insight into Colonial American society. Candace is currently pursuing a BA in History at the University of Massachusetts, continuing her historical research and studying world languages. In addition to working with Hub Town Tours, she provides tours of the Gibson House Museum in the Back Bay of Boston.

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Jon is originally from Boston and holds a BFA from Lesley University, just across the Charles River in Cambridge. Jon has always had a strong interest in the history of the United States. When not leading tours through the winding streets of Boston, Jon can be found reading, writing, working on documentary films, and doing photography. In addition to working at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jon has written, directed, and produced two feature-length documentary films on the Civil War. His first film documents the Civil War from the written accounts of soldiers in the 12th New Hampshire Infantry. His second film highlights the story of twelve Civil War soldiers who created a compact while at York General Hospital in 1864. Jon loves learning and meeting new people and is excited to share his knowledge while leading historical tours in Boston.



Maura grew up outside Boston and stayed local to study English and History at Boston College. Still an undergraduate student, Maura is currently writing her senior thesis in history, which will focus on women's history and fashion during the Victorian era. Because Maura grew up locally, her family regularly ventured into Boston to explore the Freedom Trail and the city at large. That love of history in general—and Boston in particular—translated from parent to child, leading Maura to join Hub Town Tours. Academically, Maura has a historical focus on Victorian England, but she loves learning as much as possible about the eras surrounding the American Revolution and the U.S. Civil War. 




Originally from Connecticut, Cyrus has been aware of the power of historical interpretation from a young age. After receiving a BA in history from Eastern Connecticut State University, Cyrus moved to Boston in 2022 to pursue his master’s degree in Historical Archaeology at the University of Massachusetts. He currently works with the City of Boston Archaeology Program as a part of the collaborative Boston Harbor Island Climate Action Plan while continuing his thesis. Cyrus’s anthropological and historical interests are rooted in how humans interact with their environment and alter landscapes, specifically in the Northeast. During his days off, Cyrus enjoys finding hidden gems in the city, trying out new recipes, and going to the movies with friends.

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An enthusiastic storyteller and student of history, Eric is a journalist who spent two decades amid the thrum of newsrooms before stepping back to freelance to work on a book and raise his family. As a staff writer at The Boston Globe, Eric was part of the team that received a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. His work has been included in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Newspaper Narratives anthologies. A Boston native, Eric has been most of his life in New England, aside from stints in New York and Philadelphia, where he studied American history at the University of Pennsylvania. Beyond leading tours, writing, and spending time with family, Eric is an avid Celtics fan and collector of antique postcards.



Originally from Long Island, Cal earned a BA in Anthropology from Queens College before moving to Boston for her MA at the University of Massachusetts. Cal has been fascinated with American history since she was a child, and considered teaching prior to historical archaeology. Cal specializes in faunal analysis, the study of animal bones recovered from kitchen refuse to examine historic diets. Her research focuses on how women living in coastal communities used food as a social tool during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Cal’s field work has taken her to Cape Cod, Grafton, Waltham, and Marblehead, and as far away as Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky. Off the Freedom Trail, Cal is often sewing, baking, or hanging out with her cats, Tibia and Fibula.




Lin is a New Englander who loves its landscape, literature, and history. Originally from Rhode Island, she's called Boston home for many years. Lin holds a BA in English from Williams College and an MFA in Creative Writing from American University. Her doctoral study focused on how objects worked in 18th-century theater as story-specific stage props and as consumer goods with extra layers of meaning. She’s fascinated by the ways people made, sold, desired, boycotted, read, fought over, collected, wrote about, performed on stage with, and built personal identities from, material things in the 1700s. Lin also teaches English at Bunker Hill Community College and guides tours at the Nichols House Museum on Beacon Hill. She is a poet and freelance writer who loves theater, books, nature walks, coffee, and nature walks with books and/or coffee. 

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Alex has been obsessed with history ever since he found a book about presidents in third grade. He holds a BA in History and Social Sciences, from Eastern Connecticut State University and MA in Military History from Norwich University in Vermont. Alex taught World History, Civics, U.S. Military History, Psychology, Sociology, and AP U.S. History at Parish Hill High School, earning recognition as the CT PTA High School Teacher of the Year in 2022. He currently teaches U.S. History, World History, Psychology, Civics, and Military History at Coventry High School. When not teaching or touring, you’ll find Alex screaming and sweating on a rugby pitch for the New London County Rugby Club. Alex loves engaging with other history enthusiasts, joining Hub Town Tours to share his immense passion for Boston and its revolutionary history.



Josh moved from New York City to Boston to pursue a PhD in History at Boston College. His current research is concerned with the politics of housing and education in the United States in the late 20th century. While in New York, Josh taught AP US History and Guitar for five years at Bronx Compass High School. He also worked as an interpretive guide at the famous Tenement Museum, which tells the stories of immigrants and migrants on New York’s Lower East Side. Josh has published articles for academic and popular audiences on the teaching of American history in public schools. When he isn't writing about or talking about history, Josh tries to spend as much time as possible outside: backpacking, running, and skiing. He is also attempting to get into carpentry.




Although a native Californian, Dana has lived in the Boston area since the late 1970s. He earned his BA in American History at California State
University, Sacramento and MA in Teaching at Boston College. Dana is a 37-year veteran of teaching American, European, and African-American History at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, MA. In addition, Dana has 20 years of experience leading tours for the National Park Service in Boston. He traces his love for history back to many visits to U.S. landmarks he had as a young man traveling with his parents, who were also teachers. Dana feels that the best way to learn history is to be where the actual events took place, and Boston provides such a great opportunity with so many historical sites, rich with remarkable stories.

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