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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  • The Fifth of March Anniversary Orations - Speak Out!

    Each year from 1772 to 1775, massive gatherings of men, women and children were held at Old South Meeting House to commemorate...

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    Wed, Mar 11, 2015

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  • The Fifth of March Anniversary Orations - Speak Out!

    Wednesday, March 11, 6:00 pm The Fifth of March Anniversary Orations - Speak Out! Co-Sponsored by History Department, Suffolk University Each year...

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    Wed, Mar 11, 2015

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  • The Picture of Innocence: Symbols and Propaganda from the Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre became infamous throughout the American Colonies in a matter of weeks. Patriot leaders immediately circulated the news...

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    Fri, Mar 20, 2015

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  • 'Movies at the Meeting House': Banned Books on the Big Screen

    Join us for the first annual 'Movies at the Meeting House' series. During 2015, Old South Meeting House will show three...

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    Thu, Mar 26, 2015

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  • The Fife is Right: The 10th Annual Old South History Challenge

    Beantown bibliophiles unite! Whether your interest is Transcendental tales, American poetry, famed publishers, or the history of censorship that gave...

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    Wed, Apr 1, 2015

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