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Historic and cultural attractions in and around Boston

Freedom Trail: A walking path linking 16 historic sites between Boston Common and
Bunker Hill Monument. Granary burial ground, Paul Revere’s house and Old North Church are just a few of the attractions along the way.
www.thefreedomtrail.org

 

Faneuil Hall: this old market building, first built in 1742, sits at the site of the old town dock. Market stalls on the first floor service shoppers much as they did in Paul Revere’s day.
www.faneuilhall.com

 

The Boston Public Garden is America’s first public garden, designed by architect George Meacham in the1850’s. There are many interesting statues in the garden, among them are eight bronze ducklings from the famous children’s book Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey. Across the street is the Boston Common, a historic spot where “witch” Mary Dyer was hung and revolutionary soldiers practiced.

 

The Museum of Fine Arts
The MFA currently features:
Celebrating Kyoto:Modern Arts from Boston's Sister City
And so to Bed: Indian Bed Curtains from a Stately English Home
Mad on Color: Paintings of Nineteenth Century Venice
www.mfa.org

 

 

Salem Witch MuseumThe Salem Witch Museum in Salem MA brings you back to the witch trials of 1692 through exhibits, stage sets, and haunted happenings tours.
www.salemwitchmuseum.com

 

 

 

Isabella Stewart Gardner MuseumIsabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Isabella Stewart Gardner first welcomed visitors to her museum in 1903. Guests gazed in wonder at the courtyard full of flowers, and viewed one of the nation’s finest collections of art. The Gardner Museum has remained essentially unchanged since its founder’s death in 1924. Three floors of galleries surround a garden courtyard blooming with life in all seasons.
www.gardnermuseum.org

 

 

 

  Last Modified May 14, 2010 by the NSEC Office.