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

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  • Bunker Hill Monument Closed

    The "Adams" cannon will be removed from the Bunker Hill Monument on Monday, August 4 for conservation work. For visitor safety, the Bunker Hill Monument will be closed to climbing that day.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 05/10/2013, 05/17/2013

    Location: Old South Meeting House, 310 Washington Street, Boston, MA Time: 4:15 PM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Old South Meeting House Contact Phone Number: 617 482 6439

In 1876, Bostonians and citizens from across the nation fought to save Old South Meeting House from the wrecker's ball in the first successful historic preservation effort in New England. This remarkable landmark was saved a century ago for people like you to enjoy today! Now, you are invited to step inside the beautifully restored gathering place that was once called "the best monument you could erect to the men of the Revolution." Join us for a FREE 30-minute introduction to this 1729 Puritan Meeting House's long and colorful history in the life of Boston and the nation!  Learn about this building's role as a Puritan church, a revolutionary gathering place, a sanctuary for free speech, and more. Designed to celebrate National Preservation Month, these free programs invite the public, especially those who live, work and study in downtown Boston, to experience this beautiful National Historic Landmark firsthand. Think you already know all about our history? Why not introduce your out-of-town guests and new friends to this unique historic site?! FREE and Open to the Public