11 “European” Cities in the United States


3) Boston, Massachusetts

One of the oldest cities in the US, Boston, Massachusetts became the home of a number of European settlers in the late 16th century, most of whom were English. The South End Historic District of Boston is the largest surviving Victorian era neighborhood in the US and the oldest home in Boston is the Paul Revere House located downtown.

Boston’s cultural roots, cuisine, religion and dialect are English and Irish in origin and many vestiges of Anglo-Irish culture can be seen in the lifestyles of its people. Boston is also known as the ‘Athens of America’ for its rich literary culture.