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The logistics of the Boston Tea Party

Act of protest cost East India Company $1.7M in today’s money

In 1773, a group of an estimated 116 patriots snuck into Boston Harbor and dumped what today would be worth $1.7 million of the East India Company’s tea into the water. But what was the logistics behind the operation? Find out in this week’s episode of Tracks Through Time and learn other lesser-known facts about the famous protest. 

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Brielle Jaekel

Brielle is the deputy editor of Freight Waves and has a more-than-10-year history in B2B publishing, tackling cutting edge stories in business, with four years specifically focused on freight. She’s interviewed numerous CEOs and is adept at finding stories that matter to the industry. She believes in finding a new way forward in the supply chain to solve problems, drive sustainability and put people first. If you’d like to get in touch with Brielle, please email her at [email protected].