"The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people..."

Discover how one city could be the Cradle of Liberty, site of the first major battle of American Revolution, and home to many who espoused that freedom can be extended to all.

Women marching in white dresses in front of the Robert Gould Shaw 54th Memorial, Boston, MA 1914

Boston: A Suffrage "Hub"

Learn how Boston was a hub of the women's suffrage movement.

A young girl with blonde hair colors a picture of the Paul Revere House on a wooden table.

Color the Trails to Freedom at Home!

Color the Freedom Trail at Home!

Black and white photograph of a warship in the ocean. Photo views the port broadside of the ship.

USS Cassin Young Honor Roll

23 Men died while serving aboard USS Cassin Young during the Okinawa Campaign. Read their stories of sacrifice.

USS Hambleton at Dry Dock 1 of the Charlestown Navy Yard.

Great Migration & Charlestown Navy Yard

Learn about the Great Migration's connections to Boston and the Charlestown Navy Yard.

A view of Boston's skyline at daytime. White steeple of Old North in Center.

Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to a city with over three centuries of revolution.

Last updated: November 4, 2020

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Boston National Historical Park
21 Second Ave

Charlestown, MA 02129


(617) 242-5601

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