The Freedom Trail: Boston: A Guided Tour through History

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Move Through Time As Never Before with this one-of-a-kind guide, which brings you face to face with the people and events that shaped Boston's Freedom Trail. From Faneuil Hall to the Old North Church, it takes you past sixteen landmark sites-and in doing so it tells the story of the American Revolution, keeps alive the voices of the people behind the peril and the victory, and reveals the truth behind the nation's most historic city.

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Overview

Move Through Time As Never Before with this one-of-a-kind guide, which brings you face to face with the people and events that shaped Boston's Freedom Trail. From Faneuil Hall to the Old North Church, it takes you past sixteen landmark sites-and in doing so it tells the story of the American Revolution, keeps alive the voices of the people behind the peril and the victory, and reveals the truth behind the nation's most historic city.

Two PopOuts-an historic map up front and a contemporary map in the back

An introduction that sets Boston's Freedom Trail in historical context

A timeline that adds context to the history described

Concise biographies of key figures

An historical walking tour

Where to stay and eat, and places to visit nearby

Archival and color photos throughout

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762757411
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 7/13/2010
  • Series: Timeline Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 990,233
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Anna Mantzaris is a professional travel writer whose other books on American cities include 48 Hours San Francisco (GPP Travel).

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Key Participants 8

Tour Stop 1 Boston Common 12

Tour Stop 2 Massachusetts State House 17

Tour Stop 3 Park Street Church 21

Tour Stop 4 Granary Burying Ground 24

Tour Stop 5 King's Chapel 26

Tour Stop 6 First Public School/Statue of Benjamin Franklin 29

Tour Stop 7 Old Corner Bookstore 33

Tour Stop 8 Old South Meeting House 35

Tour Stop 9 Old State House Museum 40

Tour Stop 10 Boston Massacre Site 44

Tour Stop 11 Faneuil Hall 47

Tour Stop 12 Paul Revere House 51

Tour Stop 13 Old North Church 57

Tour Stop 14 Copp's Hill Burying Ground 62

Tour Stop 15 USS Constitution ("Old Ironsides") 64

Tour Stop 16 Bunker Hill Monument 69

Boston: A Tourist's Guide to Exploring, Staying, and Eating 73

Glossary 85

Additional Reading 87

Index 89

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