Small Group Walking Tour of the Complete Freedom Trail in Boston

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Other than expensive private tours, this is the only available tour of the Freedom Trail on which tour goers will view all 16 official sites of the Freedom Trail in a single tour. For the Boston visitor with the busy itinerary, this is the most economical option in terms of time and money to check the Freedom Trail off of your list. Our guides have decades of experience in tourism, history, and performing, let them ensure that your experience of the Freedom Trail is everything that it can be!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Cambridge Historical Tours Inc

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial

Our Tour begins at the base of this site, just inside the Boston Common. This bas relief statue of soldiers marching commemorates the 54th regiment of Massachusetts, the first regiment of black soldiers to see significant combat action in the American Civil War.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Massachusetts State House

Welcome to the seat of Massachusetts state government! Known for its golden dome, the "new" Massachusetts State House has a long history in our city, starting with Samuel Adams laying the cornerstone in 1795!

Pass By: Park Street Church

This red brick church, built in 1809, hosted a congregation of abolitionists. Our guides will tell you of the fiery anti-slavery speeches delivered within, some of the first ever given in America.

Pass By: Granary Burying Ground

This graveyard dates to 1660 and is the final resting place to some of America's greatest Patriots. Our guides will bring you to the graves of John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams and tell you their stories.

Pass By: King's Chapel

Built in 1754, this stone church was the first Anglican Church in Boston. Our guides will regale tour goers with stories about its construction, the burying ground next to it, and the crypts beneath.

Pass By: Old South Meeting House

This Puritan meeting house, built in 1729, is the place where the famous Boston Tea Party began. Learn how the most famous act of civil disobedience in world history started!

Pass By: Old Corner Bookstore

Once the home of a colonial apothecary, this 1718 brick building later housed the 19th century publishing house TIcknor & Fields. Our guides will tell of the literary giants who were published there.

Pass By: Old State House

Constructed in 1713 and adorned with the symbols of Great Britain, a Lion and Unicorn, the Old State House was once the center of British Government in Massachusetts. Tour goers will hear of the fiery speeches and pitched confrontations that occurred within.

Pass By: Boston Massacre Site

A circle of stones marks the official site of the infamous Bloody Massacre of 1770. Our guides will provide a moment by moment account of the fateful night when redcoat musket fire left five colonists dead.

Pass By: Faneuil Hall Marketplace

Originally constructed in 1743 as a common marketplace for Boston, the meeting hall on the second floor of Faneuil Hall ultimately proved more significant. Tour goers will hear of the incendiary speeches delivered from within 'The Cradle of Liberty'.

Pass By: The Paul Revere House

This wooden house, dating to 1680, is the oldest building in Boston and once home to the Revere Family. Tour Goers will hear of how Paul Revere's life there with his family and how he ventured forth from its doors to take part in some of the most important events in American History.

Pass By: Old North Church & Historic Site

"One if by land, two if by sea"- on April 18th, 1775, two lanterns shone from the steeple of this 1723 church. Our guides will tell of the import of that signal on the eve of Revolution, and how it was arranged by Paul Revere.

Pass By: Copp's Hill Burying Ground

This 1660 burying ground was the site of British Cannon emplacements during the Battle of Bunker Hill. Tour goers will learn of the battle and of the notable Bostonians interred within.

Pass By: Bunker Hill Monument

Tour goers will view this 221 foot obelisk from the Copp's Hill Terrace. The monument marks the spot where colonial militia defended a hastily made earthworks and repelled two redcoat charges before retreating..

Pass By: USS Constitution

From the tour ending point at Copp's Hill Terrace tour goers will be able to see the masts and rigging of "Old Ironsides", the victor of pitched battles in the War of 1812 and the oldest warship afloat anywhere in the world.
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