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Wide view of a crowd on a pier. To left a three masted ship with shrouds floats in a flooded dry dock. Boston city skyline in background at twilight.
USS Constitution leaving Dry Dock 1, returning to sea.

Matt Teuten


Boston National Historical Park encompasses some of the most stunning urban viewscapes in the nation. Stories of the past intersect with daily life everywhere in Boston: Views of 18th century historic buildings are backdropped with Victorian office buildings and modern skyscrapers. Historic ships sail past neighborhood parks and working seaports. Children play underneath granite monuments and bronze memorials.

Painting of British soldiers in red coats marching up a steep hill, being attacked by other soldiers

The Battle of Bunker Hill

Learn about this "Decisive Day" through this video series and article.

Ranger standing next to a granite marker on staircase with an image overlaid on the video.

5 Things You Should Know: Bunker Hill

Through this video series, explore 5 things you should know about the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill and the people who fought in this battle.

Young woman looking up a ladder with different rights on each rung, including Equal Suffrage.

Defining Their Sphere

A video series that explores the many facets of the women’s rights movement in Boston. (Photo credit: Library of Congress)

Aerial view of the City of Boston and Zakim Bridge from the top of the Bunker Hill Monument.

Bunker Hill Monument Climb

Join Ranger Josh on a virtual climb to the top of Bunker Hill Monument - a 294 step journey!


USS Cassin Young and Navy Yard Videos

An NPS ranger in uniform standing in front of the bow of a destroyer in water.

Virtually Tour the USS CASSIN YOUNG

In this video series, explore the USS Cassin Young (DD-793) through a virtual tour with Rangers Patrick and Josh.


Last updated: December 17, 2021

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