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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  • From Hills to Islands: Ancient Adaptations to the Inundation of Boston

    Part of the Lowell Lecture Series Co-Presented by The Paul Revere Memorial Association Some 6,000 years ago, Boston was well inland...

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    Tue, Sep 27, 2016

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  • Middays at the Meeting House:History of the U.S. Lightship Service, 1820-1985

    Part of the Series Beacons of Beantown: 300 Years of Boston Lights, Co-Presented by Old South Meeting House and Friends of...

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    Fri, Oct 7, 2016

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  • 'Movies at the Meeting House': Little Women

    'Movies at the Meeting House': Bostonians in Film Join us for the second annual 'Movies at the Meeting House' series....

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    Thu, Oct 13, 2016

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  • MIDDAYS AT THE MEETING HOUSE:Boston Light: 300 Years of Service

    Established in 1716 to guide ships safely into the port of Boston, U.S. Coast Guard Light Station Boston continues to...

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    Fri, Oct 21, 2016

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  • Ravishing Affection: Myths and Realities about Puritans and Sex

    Co-Presented by Partnership of Historic Bostons; Co-Sponsored by the Massachusetts Historical Society The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus lists "prudish," "...

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    Wed, Oct 26, 2016

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