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The Great Molasses Flood

What happens when a bunch of molasses floods the streets of a bustling city like Boston? Join Anna, Leo, and Percy the mouse as they travel back 100 years ago to visit the site of this messy story. Don't forget to bring earplugs and hold your nose!

About Honest History

Honest History creates award-winning books, magazines, and this show for young historians across the world. Our mission is to inspire kids to create a positive impact on history themselves.


This episode was narrated by Nikki Bon and JoAnn Schinderle, written by Heidi Coburn, and produced by Randall Lawrence and Robot Pirate Media. Original theme music was written and recorded by Luke Messimer.