QR Code for use with an Android device. This is a direct link to the Android Marketplace for download. This is a Free Application.
QR Code for use with iPhone and iPad. This is a direct link to the iTunes store for download. This is a Free Application.
The official app for Boston National Historical Park and Boston African American National Historic Site has arrived! On your next visit to Boston, use it to explore the "Trails to Freedom" and to help create your own, special experience of Historic Boston.
The app will provide you with information on important historic sites in Boston. It will also provide visiting hours and information on each of these sites.
The app will provide maps of both Boston's Freedom Trail® and Black Heritage Trail®. If you find a site you'd like to visit, in depth walking directions and estimated travel times are provided. Just by tapping "Locate Me" you will always know where you are.
With this app you have many choices. You can choose thematic tours, ranger picks, or even build your own!
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."