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Dates:Sunday, March 3, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
Hours:11:00 am to 8:00 pm
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:see below
Category:Arts & Culture
the boston massacre commemoration and reenactment 2019 photoSee history come alive as downtown Boston transforms into Revolutionary Boston! Interpreters will populate the Old State House, depicting historic events and details of everyday life during the military occupation of the city by the Kingís soldiers.

Witness the shocking and pivotal events of March 1770; hear stories of patriots, loyalists, and moderates who lived through the occupation, and decide for yourself what really happened on the tragic night of the Boston Massacre.

Talk of the Town
1PM - 4PM
Inside the Old State House. Included with museum admission.

Immerse yourself in Bostonís colonial past and meet citizens who lived through the contentious period of the military occupation. Gain insight and perspective on historic events that led to the American Revolution by asking questions and hearing accounts from living historians.

History Hunters at 1:30PM & 3:30PM
Inside the Old State House. Included with museum admission.

Unique and personal stories take center stage in this activity for young visitors, ages 5-12, and their families. Use the tools of a historian to interact with the past and help colonists and soldiers discover the truth! Space is limited. Sign up with museum staff as early as 9:30AM on Saturday, March 3rd.

Convening of Bostonians at 6PM
Outside the Old State House. Free and open to all.

Before the action unfolds, watch downtown Boston transform into its colonial past as the citizens of the city gather outside the Old State House. Arrive early to hear from patriots, loyalists, and moderates who lived through the events that sparked the Revolution.

The Tragedy on King Street | Boston Massacre Reenactment at 7PM
Outside the Old State House. Free and open to all.

Witness the Boston Massacre reenacted in front of the Old State House, in the very place where it took place March 5, 1770, reenacted by living historians.

Before the action unfolds, hear from patriots, loyalists, and moderates who will talk about the events and attitudes that led to that fateful night.

Once the smoke clears, explore the galleries of the Old State House and discover how the aftermath of the Boston Massacre led to the birth of a nation.

Free; in front of the Old State House.

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Free - $10

WEBSITE↑ top

www.bostonhistory.org/?s=osh&p=calendar

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206 Washington Street, Boston, MA, 02109-1773 map
Phone: 6177201713

Old State House
206 Washington Street, Boston MA 02109

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  • Arrive early to meet the patriots, loyalists, and moderates- you may even get to hear their version of the story of that night!
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