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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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Gold on Top is Flacky

The capitol was built in stages. The first portion was designed by Charles Bulfinch in 1787. The construction began 1795 and completed in 1798. It covers about 2 city blocks and was at one time 6...
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BruceDunning
Oct 19, 2008

State House Interior

The building was first built in 1795-98. It had major expansion to the wings, and the dome was covered with copper by Paul Revere in 1802, Since then they have inlaid with 23 carat gold 4 times, the...
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BruceDunning
Oct 17, 2008

Massachusetts State Capital

The state house was built from 1795-1798, in Boston. Boston architect Peter Bullfinch spent months studying Greek and Roman temples. Then he adapted their forms for this new State House, designed rows...
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apbeaches
Jul 15, 2008

Government Center of Boston

The Boston State House is a beautiful piece of architecture and easily one of the most aesthetically pleasing attractions available in the city. Overlooking Boston Common, the State House also marks...
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taylo365
Jun 14, 2008

Oldest Public Building In Boston

The five dollar entry fee was well worth the entry to this building which is one of the most historically significant sites in the nation. Built in 1713 as the seat of British Government it was in...
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Mikebb
Jun 07, 2008

Massachusetts State House

The state's capitol building is easily recognizable thanks to its massive golden dome. Located in the Beacon Hill area, the State House was designed by Charles Bulfinch, one of the city's most...
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Jefie
Jun 01, 2008

The Old State House

The Old State House, built in 1713, is Boston's oldest public building. This was the seat of the old Colonial Government. It is a very pretty building with a tall white spire and built with bright red...
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Paul2001
Aug 29, 2007

State House

The State House is a remarkable building located across from the Boston Common on the top of Beacon Hill. It was built in 1798. The dome, originally made out of wood shingles, is now sheathed in...
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Helga67
Oct 31, 2006

New State House

Where else but in Boston, would a building from 1798 be called the "New" State House. That's because the "Old" State House from 1713 still stands. The New State House is the State Capitol Building,...
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jasperdo
Sep 21, 2006

THE NEW STATE HOUSE

Construction of the "new" State House was completed in 1798 after 3 years of hard work. It stands directly across from the Boston Commons and on top of Beacon Hill on land once own by John Hancock. It...
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moiraistyx
Sep 12, 2006

Massachusetts State House

The seat of Massachusetts' governement, the State House sits on Beacon Street looking down on Boston Common. It is very distinctive with its golden dome designed by Charles Bulfinch and built in 1789...
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Hopkid
Jul 24, 2006

Massachusetts State House; Freedom Trail stop 2

Located at the corner of Beacon and Park Street, the "new" State House is the seat of government for Massachusetts.The building was finished in 1798 and was designed by Charles Bulfinch in the...
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Feb 23, 2006
 
 
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Things to Do Near State House

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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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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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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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