Old South Meeting House

Where the Boston Tea Party began in 1773!

310 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108

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Visit the famed, National Historic Landmark where liberty found its allies and the American Revolution gained its voice. Within the walls of Old South Meeting House, meeting by meeting, vote by vote, a revolution began. Highlights of the Old South Meeting House: The authentic 1729 meeting house where the Boston Tea Party began- one of the nation's most important colonial landmarks! A charming historic 3-D model of colonial Boston showing the Patriots' route to the harbor! John Hancock's portable writing desk A first edition 1773 book by slave & poet Phillis Wheatley And many more rare revolutionary artifacts and historic documents

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  • Middays at the Meeting House: Lady in the Blue Dress... and You!

    Painted in an exquisite blue silk dress by her husband John Singleton Copley, the most famous artist in the American...

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    Fri, Oct 9, 2015

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  • "Get Spooky" at the Meeting House

    Co-sponsored by the Boston Preservation Alliance. Drop in for some historical spooky fun at one of the nation's most important...

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    Thu, Oct 15, 2015

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  • Middays at the Meeting House: Sheep to Shawl

    Sheep to Shawl: Carding and Spinning at the Meeting House with Historic New England Discover how New Englanders made clothes...

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    Fri, Oct 23, 2015

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  • Jordan Marsh- Boston's First Department Store

    Co-Sponsored by the Victorian Society in America/New England Chapter and the Boston Preservation Alliance Join us for a special &...

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    Tue, Nov 10, 2015

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