The division of Interpretation and Education is dedicated to fostering meaningful interactions between students and Boston's historic sites. Boston National Historical Park welcomes teachers, parents, students, and learners of all ages to participate in our park's educational programs and ranger-guided activities.
Summer 2014 Workshop for K - 5th Grade Teachers
Summer Teacher Institute
The park staff works collaboratively with historic sites and museums on Boston's Freedom Trail and Black Heritage Trail including the Afro-American Museum, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, and USS Constitution Museum. Together we offer education programs for students and professional development opportunities for teachers.
Did You Know?
Owning a shop to sell sewing supplies was one of the few occupations available to women in 18th century Boston. Many women were widowed by the French & Indian War and supported their families by working in the sewing trades. By 1770 over 70 shop-owning women in Boston were called "She-Merchants."