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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  • A Visit with Louisa May Alcott Living History Performance with Jan Turnquist

    Louisa May Alcott was one of many literary greats who stepped forward in the late 19th century to support Old...

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    Thu, Nov 29, 2018

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  • Holiday Open House - Colonial Arts and Crafts

    Though Puritans didn't do much in the way of decorating, they did enjoy the arts. And Benjamin Franklin, one of...

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    Sat, Dec 1, 2018

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  • StreetTalk 10-in-1: Sharing Innovative Ideas to Transform Our Streets

    Partners in Public Dialogue with LivableStreets and Old South Meeting House https://www.osmh.org/visit-us/events Join the driving...

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    Tue, Dec 4, 2018

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  • StreetTalk 10-in-1: Sharing Innovative Ideas to Transform Our Streets, Partners in Public Dialogue with LivableStreets and Old South Meeting House

    Join the driving force behind bettering Boston's streets, LivableStreets, at Old South Meeting House for an evening of conversations and...

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    Tue, Dec 4, 2018

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  • Rebels and Admirers - Poets of the Old South, 1700s to Today

    Born December 17, 1807, Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier was one of six poets who contributed to the 1877 collection, Poems...

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    Tue, Dec 11, 2018

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