Wicked Smaht Award

We think you're WICKED SMAHT!
{Translation = Really Smart!  Yes, we're from Boston.}

Wednesday's are now officially Wicked Smaht Wednesay's Blog Awards.  We will choose at least 2 blogs that we think deserve recognition.

The “Wicked Smaht Blog” award is an award given to creative, well written, well designed, inspiring blogs - anything that makes you think, "Wow, that bloggah is WICKED SMAHT!"

If you receive this award place one of the badges emailed to you {pictured above} in some permanent visible place on your blog linking to the Wicked Smaht Blogs List at clickableparty.com.
Once the button is in place, email me at clickableparty@gmail.com with a link to your blog and code of your blog badge and I will place your blog link or badge on the permanent list.  We will also add your button to our side bar for the week on our blog!

Also, please include nominations and links to two other  {family friendly} blogs who you think deserve the award and why you think they're Wicked Smaht!

Please be aware that I will only link family friendly blogs.

If you know a blog that deserves this award, email us a link and we will have a looksy!  clickableparty@gmail.com

Why Boston is Wicked Smaht! 

It is the home of Clickable Party: wicked smaht party printables!

Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897.

Although over 30 communities in the colonies eventually renamed themselves to honor Benjamin Franklin. The Massachusetts Town of Franklin was the first and changed its name in 1778.

Norfolk County is the birthplace of four United States presidents: John Adams, John Quincy Adams, John Fitzgerald Kennedy and George Herbert Walker Bush.

In Holyoke, William G. Morgan, created a new game called "Mintonette" in 1895. After a demonstration given at the YMCA in nearby Springfield, the name "Mintonette" was replaced with the now familiar name "Volleyball."

Hingham's Derby Academy founded in 1784 is the oldest co-educational school in the United States. Hingham's First Parish Old Ship Church is the oldest church structure in the United States in continuous use as a place of worship.

The Fig Newton was named after Newton, Massachusetts.

The visible portion of Plymouth Rock is a lumpy fragment of glacial moraine about the size of a coffee table, with the date 1620 cut into its surface. After being broken, dragged about the town of Plymouth by ox teams used to inspire Revolutionaries, and reverently gouged and scraped by 19th-century souvenir hunters, it is now at rest near the head of Plymouth Harbor.

James Michael Curley was the first mayor of Boston to have an automobile. The plate number was "576" - the number of letters in "James Michael Curley." The mayor of Boston's official car still uses the same number on its plate.

On October 1, 1998, "Say Hello To Someone From Massachusetts" by Lenny Gomulka, was approved as the official polka of the Commonwealth.

1634: Boston Common became the first public park in America.

1891: The first basketball game was played in Springfield.

Massachusetts holds the two largest cites in New England, Boston, the largest, and Worcester.

The creation of the Cape Cod National Seashore, which was formerly private town and state owned land, marked the first time the federal government purchased land for a park.

Robert Goddard, inventor of the first liquid fueled rocket, was born and lived much of his life in Worcester and launched the first rocket fueled with liquid fuel from the neighboring town of Auburn.

Quincy boasts the first Dunkin Donuts on Hancock Street and the first Howard Johnson's on Newport Ave.

The birth control pill was invented at Clark University in Worcester.

Harvard was the first college established in North America. Harvard was founded in 1636. Because of Harvard's size there is no universal mailing address that will work for every office at the University.

The Boston University Bridge on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston is the only place in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane.

The Mather school was founded in Dorchester in 1639. It is the first public elementary school in America.

Princeton was named after the Reverend Thomas Prince, Pastor of the Old South Church in Boston, and one of the first proprietors of the town. Princeton was incorporated in 1759.

In 1908, Miss Caroline O. Emmerton purchased The House of the Seven Gables - built in 1668 - restored it to its present state and, in 1910, opened the site to the touring public. The seven-gabled house inspired Nathaniel Hawthorne to write his famous novel of the same name.

The Boston Tea Party reenactment takes place in Boston Harbor every December 16th.

Balance Rock in Lanesborough is named in honor of a 25' x 15' x 10 boulder that balances upon a small stone below it.

The 3rd Monday in April is a legal holiday in Massachusetts called Patriot's Day.

The first Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in Plymouth in 1621.

Elias Howe of Boston invented the first sewing machine in 1845.

The USS Constitution 'Old Ironsides', the oldest fully commissioned vessel in the US Navy is permanently berthed at Charlestown Navy Yard. Since 1897 the ship has been overhauled several times in Dry Dock 1.

Revere Beach was the first public beach in the United States and is host to Suffolk Downs horse racing track, Wonderland dog racing track and a 14-screen cinema complex.

The official state dessert of Massachusetts is Boston cream pie.

Acushnet is the hometown of the Titleist golf ball company.

Click here for more famous people from Massachusetts.