Old State House
Hours & Admission: Visit the Bostonian Society web site for information on hours and fees. Small admission fee. Massachusetts schoolchildren free. Group rates available. Call (617) 720-1713, ext. 27 for more information.
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."