History, Folklore, Architecture of Revolutionary War Boston
Starting with some of the key events that led to the liberation of Boston in 1776, this walking tour stops at a range of important sites, such as Fanueil Hall, Old State House, site of Boston Massacre, Boston Stone, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, overlook view (weather permitting) from Copp's Hill Burying Ground to Bunker Hill Monument and Old Ironsides (USS Constitution), and various statues/monuments/markers that are important to understanding Revolutionary War Boston.
- Fanueil Hall area
- Site of Old State House / Boston Massacre
- Boston Stone / Sons of Liberty tavern sites
- Paul Revere House site
- Old North Church area
- Copp's Hill Burying Ground area
- Hanover/Salem Street area
- Various statues/monuments/markers that are important to understanding Revolutionary War Boston
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: In front of Old State House (206 Washington St.)
Duration: 2 hours
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 U.S. Dollar - For snacks, beverages or an optional visit into the Paul Revere House or Old North Church.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
Tour is best suited for adults. Since this is a walking tour in a historic area, keep in mind sidewalks/streets may be cobble-stoned and uneven. In some places, there may also be gradual or steep inclines.
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Very knowledgeable. Nice pace. Enjoyed unique stories about changes in the area over time. Mel was also helpful in recommending landmarks restaurants etc.