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New York to Boston Day Trip by Rail
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Beacon Hill & Charles Street Tips (50)

Nice place to buy not sell

Sell here no hassle. http://antiquedealerboston.com/Sell antiques Boston, antique dealer Boston, Charles Street Boston antique dealer, Place to sell antiques in Boston for cash, antique auction house...
TerryR26
Feb 09, 2015

Historic and Affluent District

Beacon Hill is a historic and the most affluent District of Boston and is where many of the Rich and Famous Bostonians Live (Think Upper East Side of Manhattan!). The District is known for it's narrow...
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Jul 11, 2014

Beacon Hill

Boston was once called Trimountaine after the three hills which dominated the peninsula. Beacon Hill was the highest of these, so named because of the beacon that was placed on its summit to warn the...
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Jun 07, 2013

Mt Vernon Street

At one point, this street has earned the honor as "the most civilized street in America" (always thought it was Sesame Street when I was a kid!). The evidence is clear: graceful homes, pretty facades,...
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Tijavi
Mar 05, 2010

Charles St

Charles St is Beacon Hill's main street and is worth a stroll. Catering mainly to the surrounding affluent neighborhood are wonderful deli shops such as De Luca's, a Boston institution, antique stores...
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Tijavi
Mar 05, 2010

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is one of Boston's historic neighborhoods and most expensive. While wandering Beacon Hill you notice the narrow streets and lines of Federal style row houses. The most notable building of...
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Jan 25, 2010

Boston Atheneum

At one point in its history, Boston was referred to as “Athens” because of the concentration of well-respected cultural and intellectual institutions. One such institution is the Boston Athenaeum,...
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Apr 28, 2009

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

The first Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court was established in Charlestown, north of the Charles River, but, obviously, once Boston was named the capital of the Commonwealth, the institution was...
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mikey_e
Apr 27, 2009

Beacon Hill is Quite Living

This is an area not very long of deep. Bordered by Beacon and Cambridge Streets, it is a residential neighborhood with up and down slightly steep mounds. The brick fronts are nice to stroll through...
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BruceDunning
Oct 17, 2008

There are hills up there

The walk through the side streets is interesting. The area is mostly urban, and not much shopping of shops except for on Cambridge and Beacon Streets. Then it gets commercial. There are antique shops....
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BruceDunning
Oct 16, 2008

Beauty and Solitude

Beacon Hill was my favorite neighborhood in Boston. It's quaint, pretty and bustling in some places but still and serene in others. Really a magical little area.There are quite a few historic homes...
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bocmaxima
Jul 09, 2008

Nichols House Museum

So you've been walking around Beacon Hill, trying to peak through the windows, imagining what life must have been like in this fancy area back in the 19th century? Well, the Nichols House Museum...
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Jun 01, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Beacon Hill & Charles Street

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Museum of African American History

This is an award winning museum & is dedicated to African-American History and the contributions that African-Americans have made to our society. "And Still We Rise" is the key permanent exhibit...
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African Meeting House

This museum is on the Black Heritage Trail along Joy Street. The museum has limited hours: it opens from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. It looks interesting from the outside and I wish I...
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State House

The Old State House lies near Faneuil Hall at State Street while this relatively new and larger State House lies in Beacon Street at Beacon Hill. The State House was moved to here from the Old...
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Black Heritage Trail

This is a shorter trail than the freedom trail and takes you mainly around the Beacon Hill area which is lovely in itself. There are beautiful mansion houses and millionaire's squares. Excellent and...
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King's Chapel

The King's Chapel is one of the many protestant Unitarian Denominational Churches in New England and is part of the Freedom Trail, you can check this area and Chapel too as it lies just in Tremont...
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Granary Burying Ground

I enjoy visiting cemeteries. I think they are beautiful and hold spiritual tranquility. I look at the crypts and headstones and wonder if the deceased have families that live on. I enjoy the beauty of...
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