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Day Trip from Providence to Boston by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine.After a relaxing railroad trip from Providence enjoy a tour around the city
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New York to Boston Day Trip by Rail
"Take the kids for a one-day experience of one of the USA's oldest cities Boston. Founded in 1630 over 100 years before the Declaration of Independence Boston was the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary War and three of the Declaration signers are buried there -- Samuel Adams John Hancock and Robert Treat Paine. After a relaxing railroad trip from New York enjoy a tour around the city
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Go Boston Card
"Choose free entry to over 40 unique attractions and tours in Boston and its surrounds then let your Go Boston Card do the rest. You'll receive discounts and special offers on shopping dining and activities plus a 69-page guidebook to help you plan your Boston vacation. The Go Boston Card leaves you in control allowing you to have the best customized experience possible. The Go Boston Card is available for one two
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Walk the 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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Apr 17, 2011

Black Heritage Trail

For a good part of the 19th century, Beacon Hill was home to a promiment group of African Americans and abolitionists. A wonderfully educational walking tour has been mapped out and is operated by the...
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Apr 04, 2011

African Americans in Boston

Follow this historical trail that allows you to imagine what life was like for African Americans back then. The history of oppression, enslavement, challenges and struggles proved to enable this group...
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May 10, 2009

Lewis Hayden House

A stop on the Black Freedom Trail, the house near the corner of Phillips and Grove Streets was the home to Lewis Hayden, a staunch supported of abolition and tireless fighter for the freedom of all...
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Nov 26, 2006

Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial

The 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry entered the American Civil War in 1863. It was the first black regiment to be recruited in the North.Robert Gould Shaw, who was played by Matthew...
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Feb 23, 2006

African American Heritage Trail

Winding its way through the north slope of Beacon Hill, the African-American Heritage Trail provides a different perspective on Boston's history. The trail focuses on th African-American community...
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Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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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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Park Street Church

Among the famous Christian Churches of Boston is the Park Street Church at the Corner of Park Street and Tremont Street and lies across the street from the Boston Common and beside the Granary Burying...
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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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Boston Common

The sculpture was made in memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the Massachusetts 54th Regiment. Colonel Shaw was a great humanitarian who helped ex-slaves to be free and serve as soldiers. Across the...
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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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City Hall

The New Boston City hall is just a stone's throw away from the old City Hall Building that was built in 1968 and on the famous brutalist style which was popular during those times (brutalist design...
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