You can see, hear, feel, and sometimes even smell, the history throughout Massachusetts. Check out the very rock where the Pilgrims landed, and visit Plimoth Plantation to see what life was like in the 1600’s, before cell phones and reality TV. Walk the Freedom Trail in downtown Boston, where every step tells a story of the American Revolution. Hear the famous “shot heard round the world” on Lexington Green, where the first shots of the Revolutionary War were fired. Get goose bumps sitting where giants in the abolitionist movement sat in the brilliantly restored African American Meeting House. Feel the hull of Old Ironsides, otherwise known as the USS Constitution. What did the 1830’s smell like? Apparently awesome, according to the bread they’re baking and the candles they’re dipping over at Old Sturbridge Village, one of the country’s oldest and largest living history museums.

  • Freedom Trail, Boston

  • Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge

  • Patriot's Day, Minute Man National Park

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    Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

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    Paul Revere House

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    Old Town Trolley Tours

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    Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area

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    Ghosts & Gravestones Tour

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    Boston's Best Cruises

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    Old South Meeting House

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    Museum of African American History

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    ArtsBoston Booths

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    Nichols House Museum

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    The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture

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    Otis House Museum, A Historic New England Property

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    The Shop at The Mary Baker Eddy Library

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