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HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS / NATURAL HISTORY

Walking Tours

Freedom Trail
Various Locations
Boston 617-242-5642
www.nps.gov/bost

The Freedom Trail offers almost three centuries of Boston’s colonial and revolutionary history with a red line on the sidewalk leading from site to site. Sites include Faneuil Hall, Boston Massacre Site, Old State House, Old South Meeting Hall, Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum, Ben Franklin’s Statue and the Site of the First Public School, Old Granary Burying Ground, Park Street Church, Boston Common, State House, Kings Chapel, Paul Revere House, Old North Church, Copp’s Hill Burial Ground, Bunker Hill Monument, U.S.S. Constitution (Old Ironsides), and U.S.S. Cassin Young.

Black Heritage Trail
Various Locations
Boston 617-725-0022
www.afroammuseum.org
The Black Heritage Trail explores the history of Boston’s 19th century free Black community in a tour of 15 antebellum sites including the African Meeting House, Lewis and Harriet Hayden House, and the Museum of Afro-American History.

Harborwalk
Boston Harbor
Boston 617-223-8667
http://www.bostonharbornow.org/what-we-do/explore/harborwalk/
Some of Boston’s newest waterfront renovations are seen along with important sites in the city’s maritime history all located along the blue lines of the Harborwalk which begins at the Old State House.

Old Cambridge
Various Locations
Cambridge 617-497-1630
www.cambridgema.gov
Beginning at Harvard Square and winding through the streets of old Cambridge, this walking tour includes many historic and contemporary sites.