Boston Historical Society
Old State House
Dating to 1713, the Old State House is Boston’s oldest surviving public building, where the Massachusetts Assembly used to debate the...
Boston Massacre Site
Directly in front of the Old State House, encircled by cobblestones, the Boston Massacre site marks the spot where the first blood was...
Old Corner Bookstore
In the 19th century, this historic house was leased to a bookseller, Carter & Hendlee. This was the first of nine bookshops and...
See and be seen at this 'modern tavern' in the luxurious Ames Hotel. Choose from a long list of fancy cocktails, many of which are...
City Hall Plaza Farmers Market
Most neighborhoods have a seasonal farmers market from mid-May to late November. In addition to just picked fruit and local vegetables,...
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Boston Historical Society information
Based at the Old State House, the Boston Historical Society organizes lectures, re-enactments and other special events on Beantown topics. Many events are geared toward children, such as ‘Little Redcoats,’ the annual kids’ re-enactment of the Boston Massacre. Stop by the historical society for evenings devoted to the Boston Strangler, abolitionism in Boston and the Big Dig.