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Wednesday, July 2nd

10am-3:30pm – What’s Under the Golden Dome?
The State House, Secretary of the Commonwealth
Tours Division (617-727-3676)
Beacon Street at Park Street
Meet at Tour Desk on the second floor
A guided tour of the historic Bulfinch State House
www.state.ma.us/sec/trs

10:00 – 10:30am - Meet Paul Revere
Old North Church (617-523-6676)
193 Salem Street, North End
Families are invited to bring their children to meet Paul Revere in the Washington Courtyard. He will read Longfellow’s poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” and answer questions from budding historians! FREE
www.oldnorth.com 

10am – 4pm - Behind the Scenes Tours
Old North Church (617-523-6676)
193 Salem Street, North End
Guided tours of the church’s bell ringing chamber and crypt offered on the hour and half hour all day except for 12:00 and 12:30. Discover how change-ringing bells work and how crypts were used in colonial Boston! $6 adults/$5 students & military/$4 kids under 12
www.oldnorth.com

10:30 am, 11:30 am, 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm – Walk Into History Tours – Freedom Trail®
Freedom Trail Foundation (617-357-8300)
ArtsBoston BosTix Booth, Faneuil Hall to Boston Common
Walk Into History Tours along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail led by 18th century costumed guides (90 minutes)
Admission $8-$14, tickets online
www.thefreedomtrail.org

10:30am - 6:30 pm - Boston Harbor Tall Ship Sailing
Join the Tall Ships LIBERTY STAR and LIBERTY CLIPPER for 1 ½ to 2 hour sailing trips in historic Boston Harbor.  Leaving from Central Wharf alongside the New England Aquarium.  ($24 -$40 per person) Click here to purchase tickets or see our schedule. Liberty Fleet Harbor Sailing . Office 617-742-0333.

10:30am - 5:30pm - 18th c. Chocolate Making Demonstrations
Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop (617-523-4848)
21 Unity Street, North End (Old North Church campus)
Taste the sweeter side of the Revolution! Touch, taste, smell, and experience 18th century chocolate with costumed interpreters in one of the oldest domestic structures in Boston.
Donations appreciated
www.oldnorth.com/captainjackson

11am - 4pm (every hour on the hour) – Walk Into History Tours – Freedom Trail®
Freedom Trail Foundation (617-357-8300)
Boston Common Visitor Information Center, 139 Tremont Street to Faneuil Hall
Walk Into History Tours along Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail  led by 18th century costumed guides (90 minutes)
Admission $8-$14, tickets online
www.thefreedomtrail.org

11am - 4:30 pm - Otis House Museum Tours
Enjoy tours of the Otis House, where a wealthy and prominent family lived in the 1790s. House tours are given on the half hour. Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass.
$10 adults, $5 children, Free to Historic New England members, Boston residents, children under 5. For more information, please call the Otis House at 617-994-5920 or visit www.historicnewengland.org.

Noon - Revolutionary Characters Live!
Characters from the pages of history will return to the Old State House after 240 years to share with visitors what it was like to live in Boston in the days leading up to the American Revolution. Visitors won't want to miss this fun and interactive opportunity to see and talk with two truly Revolutionary Characters™. Included with museum admission.
Old State House, 206 Washington Street
www.bostonhistory.org or 617-720-1713 x21

1:00 – 1:30pm - Meet Paul Revere
Old North Church (617-523-6676)
193 Salem Street, North End
Families are invited to bring their children to meet Paul Revere in the Washington Courtyard. He will read Longfellow’s poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” and answer questions from budding historians! FREE
www.oldnorth.com 

1:30 pm, 2:30 pm – North End Tours – Freedom Trail®
Freedom Trail Foundation (617-357-8300)
ArtsBoston BosTix Booth, Faneuil Hall
Stroll the North End along the red line led by 18th century costumed guides (90 minutes)
Admission $8-$14, tickets online
www.thefreedomtrail.org

2pm - Revolutionary Characters Live!
Characters from the pages of history will return to the Old State House after 240 years to share with visitors what it was like to live in Boston in the days leading up to the American Revolution. Visitors won't want to miss this fun and interactive opportunity to see and talk with two truly Revolutionary Characters™. Included with museum admission.
Old State House, 206 Washington Street
www.bostonhistory.org or 617-720-1713 x21

3:00 – 3:30 pm - Meet Paul Revere
Old North Church (617-523-6676)
193 Salem Street, North End
Families are invited to bring their children to meet Paul Revere in the Washington Courtyard. He will read Longfellow’s poem, “Paul Revere’s Ride,” and answer questions from budding historians! FREE
www.oldnorth.com 

3:30pm - Revolutionary Characters Live!
Characters from the pages of history will return to the Old State House after 240 years to share with visitors what it was like to live in Boston in the days leading up to the American Revolution. Visitors won't want to miss this fun and interactive opportunity to see and talk with two truly Revolutionary Characters™. Included with museum admission.
Old State House, 206 Washington Street
www.bostonhistory.org or 617-720-1713 x21

5:30pm-7pm – Historic Boston Pubs
Visit the real headquarters of the American Revolution – four historic pubs! Freedom Trail Foundation (617-357-8300) ArtsBoston Booth, Faneuil Hall. Admission $43, reservations required, 21+
www.thefreedomtrail.org

6pm - Boston Duck Tours Sunset Splash Ins
Departing from the New England Aquarium from 6:20 – 7:25. Adults: $31.99; Seniors/Students: $25.99; Children (3-11): $20.99; Children under 3: $10.50. Purchase tickets at the New England Aquarium ticket booth or contact Boston Duck Tours at 617-450-0068 to book.  

6:00pm-7:30pm The Road to Revolution
From the Boston Massacre to Paul Revere's midnight ride, Boston is renowned for its inciting events to the American Revolution. Come explore the streets of Boston's oldest neighborhoods and hear the extraordinary stories preserved in the meetinghouses, halls, and homes where the Revolution was born. Whether you are a history buff or just want a refresher on our nation’s Revolutionary past, our guides will gladly take you down the Road to Revolution on this fascinating tour! Meet at the corner of Tremont Streets and Beacon Streets, across from King’s Chapel. Admission $15, BBF members Free 617.367.2345 – info@bostonbyfoot.org
www.bostonbyfoot.org/Road_Revolution

6 – 7pm - Art & Architecture Tour
Old North Church (617-523-6676)
193 Salem Street, North End
Interactive tour focusing on the aesthetic components of the oldest Georgian church in Boston. Decode the meaning of these visual elements by looking, discussing, and looking again. There’s always more than meets the eye! $10 adults / $8 students & military
www.oldnorth.com

7pm-9pm – Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf! 
Join us for a night of historical merry-making!  Experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands on activities and performances.  Meet Paul Revere and the daring Sons of Liberty!  Play colonial carnival games and scavenger hunts!  Throw tea into Boston Harbor!  Explore two 18th century ships, meet the crews, and hear stories from the golden age of sail. Admission $15
www.bostonteapartyship.com

Overnight - Liberty Fleet Bed & Breakfast
Try something different from a standard hotel, try sleeping on a tall ship at night! Stay in one of our rustic shipboard cabins and be treated to a continental breakfast in the morning.  ($55 - $70 per person) Click here for details and reservations, limited availability. Bed & Breakfast Availability. Office 617-742-0333.