, the City of Presidents, is a quaint seaside community located just eight miles from downtown Boston. Settled by English immigrants in 1625, the area around Eastern Nazarene College is the oldest section of the city. Only blocks away from campus stretches beautiful
, from which, on a clear day, one can see Boston’s majestic skyline. Boston itself is just a short subway ride away, and
are accessible by rail and ferry.
In Quincy alone there are numerous historic sites: John Hancock's birthplace, the
home of presidents John and John Quincy Adams
, the site of America’s first railway, a
, and a Revolutionary War-era home.
is also chock full of historic homes, museums, libraries, and churches. The
is America’s oldest public park. Boston’s famed
intersects the park and snakes through the city, offering visitors a glimpse of the Cradle of Liberty.
The city is home to more than fifty colleges and universities. Free public lectures and performances are a regular feature at Harvard University, Boston College, Boston University, and MIT. This is a city where the life of the mind is cultivated to its fullest. Bookstores dot the streets of Beantown, and the
Brattle Book Shop
, established in 1825, contains a massive collection of affordable titles in almost every subject conceivable.
Little wonder that Boston is a great place for personal and professional growth. Research, internships, and employment opportunities with the cutting-edge ﬁrms and prestigious companies are readily available. As evident by the steeples that mark its skyline, Boston is home to a variety of churches and religious organizations. Students at ENC attend various Nazarene churches,
Trinity Church of Boston
, or the
Park Street Church
right next to the Boston Common. The city is also a great place to get involved in urban ministry and outreach.
If that’s not enough, there’s plenty more to do and see in the city. One could fill a lifetime with visits to the
Museum of Fine Arts
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
, Harvard’s countless museums, the John F. Kennedy Library, the
Boston Public Library
(the third largest in the country with roughly 15.7 million volumes), the
Boston Film Festival
, the New England Jazz Festival,
Jordan Hall concerts
, shops along
the North End
(major league baseball’s oldest stadium).