Boston, as one of the largest cities in the region has always been a major city in J Andres. The Duchy of Boston was established and bestowed upon Ben Richards after Josef I became King of J Andres and its Empire.
The Port of Boston is the most major seaport in J Andres. The Mercton Port House was originally constructed during the Third Maritime Republic to serve as the center for the Mercton Port Authority. Under the Fifth Maritime Republic, the Port House was reconstructed and used as the center of the seaport.