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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  • School Vacation Week at Old South Meeting House Phillis Wheatley - Daughter of Liberty

    Monday, April 17 through Friday, April 21 Learn about the life of poet and Patriot Phillis Wheatley, who was part of the...

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    Mon, Apr 17 - Fri, Apr 21, 2017

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  • Middays at the Meeting House- Boston's Neighborhood Churches - Restoration Stories & Lost Treasures

    Part of the Series Churches, Cafes & Community Centers: Historic Preservation for Boston's Neighborhoods, Co-Sponsored by LivableStreets Alliance The period...

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    Fri, Apr 21, 2017

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  • Middays at the Meeting House-Activating a Historic Site - Sip & Spoke Bike Kitchen, Dorchester

    The Upham's Corner Comfort Station, a stucco and tile "mission style" building adjacent to the historic Dorchester North...

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    Fri, Apr 28, 2017

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  • Middays at the Meeting House- From Firehouse to Art Center - ZUMIX, East Boston

    The Engine Company 40 Firehouse in East Boston's Jeffries Point neighborhood operated from 1924-1977, after which it stood vacant for almost 30...

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    Fri, May 5, 2017

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  • Historic Preservation for a Better Boston - Join the Conversation!

    Co-Presented by Old South Meeting House and the Boston Preservation Alliance. Part of the Series Churches, Cafes & Community Centers:...

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    Thu, May 25, 2017

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