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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)

visit the US Constitution

This ship, nearly as old as the US, is the oldest commisioned naval vessel in the world. It saw its best action during the War of 1812, when it gained the nickname "Old Ironsides" when a British...
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rwlittle
Apr 04, 2011

USS Constitution

The USS Constitution, better known as Old Ironsides, is the oldest commissioned warship still float anywhere in the world. Admittedly, that's not saying a whole lot since she doesn't do much more than...
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sarahandgareth
Apr 04, 2011

USS Constitution

One of the most famous warships in US history, the Constitution (nicknamed Old Ironside) was to serve in several theaters of operation including the war of 1812. Commissioned in 1794 by President...
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roamer61
Apr 04, 2011

USS Constitution Ship

Welcome to real history at her finest! Even people who bore easily will be able to enjoy this still active, in commision, oldest warship in the world. The tour lasts approximately 30-45 minutes and...
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lovemycacti
Apr 04, 2011

Freedom Trail - Sixteenth Stop -

U.S.S. Constitution 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. The Guerriere sank like a...
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amsterdam_vallon
Apr 04, 2011

'Old Ironsides" Still Sails On 4th July

The USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship in service and has a full crew. Always seen sailing in the harbour during the 4th July celebrations it is a classic warship and saw service...
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Mikebb
Jul 09, 2009

The Old Reliable Ship

The ship was first put in use in 1797 at a cost of $302,718 (pretty precise-huh). It had a crew of 450-500 and the length is 204 feet with the beam another 45 feet overhanging. It was built as part of...
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BruceDunning
Oct 18, 2008

USS Constitution

The USS Constitution has been owned by the US Navy since 1797. On the fourth of July the ship sets sail and turns around. We went aboard Old Ironside & visited the museum filled with information...
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apbeaches
Jul 15, 2008

USS Constitution - worth the time!

We went to the USS Constitution one day around noon.... walked around the museum, which was fairly interestingThen, we went out and got the tour of the ship. My husband, who did not want to go, had...
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jenn5179
Jan 04, 2008

The USS Constitution

The USS Constitution, nicknamed "the Old Ironsides" is three masted, wooden halled frigate. Built in 1797 it is the old commissioned ship afloat in the world. Today it is part of a historical museum...
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Paul2001
Sep 24, 2007

Charlestown Navy Yard

The Charlestown Navy Yard supported America's war efforts for two centuries. It saw action in the War of 1812 and fitted ships out during World War II (1941-46). It continue to provide naval support...
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Toughluck
Apr 06, 2007

Th USS Constitution - Old Ironsides

Visit the oldest ship still in commission. One of the most popular stops on the Old Town Trolley Tour, and along the "red brick road" (Freedom Trail) is the Charleston Shipping Yard where the USS...
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Callavetta
Apr 01, 2007
 
 
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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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