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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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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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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
From $329.00

USS Constitution - Charlestown Navy Yard Tips (50)

USS Constitution Restoration

This was very impressive to see! The USS Constitution originally set sail on October 21, 1797. It continued to be a productive military ship until the mid 1800's and was refitted to become a "school...
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GracesTrips
Aug 14, 2015

Old Ironsides

The tour of the USS Consitution takes about 45 minutes, free, delivered by active duty US Navy sailors obviously selected for their personality as well as their aquired knowledge. The refurbished ship...
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nicolaitan
Jan 12, 2015

Navy Yard, Musuem and USS Constitution Ship

One of the famous Trolley Bus Tour Stops is along the entrance to the Charleston Navy Yard Entrance of which you can tour areas inside like the USS Constitution Museum at Buidling 22 at a restored...
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machomikemd
Jul 09, 2014

USS Constitution

In the movie Master and Commander the crew of Captain Jack Aubrey's ship are shocked to discover the ship they are chasing, the Archeron, was built in the famed dockyards of Boston. It meant their foe...
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antistar
Jan 30, 2014

Old Ironsides

The USS Constitution, a three-masted heavy frigate carrying 44 guns, was launched in Boston Harbor on 21 October 1797. Named by George Washington, the ship played a key role in defeating the British...
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etfromnc
Nov 01, 2011

VISIT THE FAMOUS U.S.S. CONSTITUTION

BOSTON Located at the end of the Freedom Trail in The Boston Charleston Naval Yard at Pier 1 , you will find the immaculate USS Constitution. This old wooden hulled three masted heavy frigate of The...
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DennyP
Oct 12, 2011

Topside and Interior of Consitution

The Consitution and Cassin Young, along with the museum are isolated from the rest of the wharfs. The constitution has been in this yard since 1934, and maintained by the Navy. Last total rennovation...
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BruceDunning
Apr 04, 2011

Freedom Trail - Old Ironsides

From the Freedom Trail website:"The oldest commissioned warship in the world became known as "Old Ironsides" during the war of 1812 when she fought the British Frigate H.M.S. Guerriere and a...
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donforse
Apr 04, 2011

A bit of US history

The USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat, originally launched in 1797 to protect American merchant ships from pirates. The first U.S. Navy was formed in 1794 and this ship was...
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PetraG
Apr 04, 2011

USS Constitution

I must admit that visiting the USS Constitution wasn't on my priority list but my friends wanted to go so I followed along and again, I'm really glad I did! The USS Constitution is the oldest American...
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Jefie
Apr 04, 2011

Old Ironsides

The frigate USS Constitution, also known as Old Ironsides, served with great distinction during the War of 1812. Built in 1797, she acquired the nickname due to her copper sheathing, which runs the...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011

USS Cassin Young

This US Navy Fletcher-class destroyer was built during World War II. She is named for an officer who fought with great bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor, and in the fierce naval battles off...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Boston

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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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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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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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Old State House

What a great idea! To use a landmark as also a metro station is genius! The Old State House is one of the oldest public buildings in the United States, built in 1712-1713. It's one of the landmarks...
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Old South Meeting House

A den of traitors. Or at least that's how the British would have seen it. This was the dry tinder box for the American Revolution. The locals would meet here for heated debates about the future of the...
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Charlestown Navy Yard, Building 22, Charlestown, MA 02129 |

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