The Freedom Trail

Boston, MA

The trail is a 2.5-mile-long path through downtown Boston. It passes 16 spots vital to U.S. history. Focused on the Revolutionary War, the locations include the “one if by land, two if by sea” Old North Church, Boston Massacre Site, Bunker Hill Monument, USS Constitution, Old State House, Faneuil Hall where the Boston Tea Party had its contentious start, and the house of Paul Revere, who famously warned, “the British are coming”. A living history “Revolutionary Women” tour looks at the lives and impacts of four centuries of women who made a difference, highlighting Anne Hutchinson, Mary Dyer, Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Phillis Wheatley and Susan B. Anthony.

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