• Colonial Boston Map, Faneuil Hall and the Charlestown Navy Yard skyline

    Boston

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Preservation

Preservation is about deciding what's important, figuring out how to protect it, and passing along an appreciation for what was saved to the next generation.

Did You Know?

Revere's Boston Massacre print

When the Boston Massacre monument was erected on Boston Common in the 1880s, the president of The Massachusetts Historical Society protested, "The crown of the martyr should not be placed on the brow of the ruffian." Come to think of it, John Adams didn't speak too highly of the victims either.