"Old State House.(the back..." Freedom Trail Tip by adambeau

Freedom Trail, Boston: 125 reviews and 208 photos


Old State House.(the back door) haha.
This site is also known as the 'Towne House'. Dates back to 1713, and was the center of all political life and debates in colonial Boston. On July 18, 1776, citizens gathered to hear the Declaration of Independence read-the first public reading for it in Massachusetts.
Today, the building is run by the Bostonian Society as a Boston History Museum.

Address: Corner of State and Washington Streets.
othercontact: Hours of operation: daily 9:30am
Phone: 617 357 8300
Website: http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 8, 2002
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