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Other Ideas: Fenway Park Tours; Freedom Trail Tours; Lexington Historical Society; Liberty Ride; Battleship Cove Tours

Walk from Boston Common to the North End and see 14 historic sites led by Ben L. Edwards, a children's book author whose ancestors arrived in Boston over 300 years ago.

What You'll See
Massachusetts State House
Boston Common
Park Street Church
Granary Burying Ground
King's Chapel Burying Ground
King's Chapel
Old Corner Bookstore Building
Old South Meeting House
Old State House
Site of the Boston Massacre
Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market
Paul Revere House
Old North Church
Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Ben's book, One April in Boston, tells of his family's connection to the Sons of Liberty and Paul Revere and provides children with valuable lessons in goal setting and patriotism. During the walking tour, you will learn much about Boston's history and discover what life was like for a real colonial family. Learn why people find our walking tours so fascinating!

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Book a Walking Tour
Make a reservation by contacting Ben at (617) 670-1888, ext. 1 or complete the form below and you will receive a confirmation by phone.

Tour Rates
Private Family Tours (under 10 people)
Minimum $140

Private Group Tours (10 to 30 people)
Adults $14
Children (12 & under) $11

All tours receive a free copy of the One April in Boston audio book, a $20 value.

Where to Meet
Walking tours begin at Boston Common. Meet your guide by the Park Street T station which can be located on this MBTA map (PDF) where the Green Line and Red Line cross.



Park Street T Station, Boston Common, Boston, MA map
Phone: (617) 670-1888


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