The Song That Brought Down a Building

It's Also History

It’s Also History: Tales & Tidbits from Alan’s Archives

Alan Foulds is a local historian who has written several historically related articles in addition to his book, “Boston’s Ballparks & Arenas.” He is a major contributor to the writing of “At Wood End.” Mr. Foulds is also Reading’s Town Moderator.

Right in the middle of the Roaring 20s Boston’s Pickwick Club was celebrating the Fourth of July. Tragedy struck while the crowd was dancing the Charleston, when the building came crashing down.

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