Firehouse Vending Machine
Bunker Hill Museum
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John Harvard Mall
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Lonely Planet review
The kind firefighters at Engine Company 50 work in a sweet 19th-century firehouse with the Freedom Trail passing close by. On most summer days, they open up one of the bays so that hot walkers have access to a vending machine that sells cold drinks, embedded in some old wooden lockers covered in departmental patches. Sit on the bench out front and admire the charming streetscape.