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"Freedom Trail - Seventh Stop (a) -" Freedom Trail Tip by amsterdam_vallon

Freedom Trail, Boston: 124 reviews and 208 photos

  Benjamin Franklin's Statue
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Benjamin Franklin's Statue

As you follow The Freedom Trail down School Street, you will notice a half-smiling, half-serious statue of Benjamin Franklin outside the Old City Hall and a plaque on the sidewalk, marking the site of the first Public School.

It is the first portrait statue erected in the United States. This is also the site of the country's first public school, Boston Latin School (1635), which is still in operation in the Fenway neighborhood of Boston.

Freedom Trail Walking Info :
Continue to follow The Trail straight down the street to the Old Corner Bookstore Building.

Phone: +1 617-357-8300
Website: http://www.thefreedomtrail.org

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 31, 2004
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