History & Culture
The 43 acres of Boston National Historical Park encompasses over 350 years of history. The special places that make make up the Freedom Trail, the Charlestown Navy Yard, and Dorchester Heights tell many stories that have shaped the United States.
Through time, national patriotism and a search for American identity have turned sites such as Old North Church, USS Constitution and Bunker Hill Monument into icons. They inspire not only Americans, but people around the world, as their themes resonate for all of humanity.
Last updated: June 15, 2016