There's no better way to relive the birth of our nation than by walking along the 2 1/2 mile Boston's Freedom Trail. Readers can put on their walking shoes and use this illustrated guide as a companion as they follow Boston's redbrick trail past the site of the Boston Massacre, the Bunker Hill Monument, and 24 other historic landmarks. Each entry in this souvenir guide includes information about admission fees, wheelchair accessibility, telephone numbers, and websites.
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From the site of the Boston Massacre to the Bunker Hill Monument, the historic landmarks of Boston exemplify pivotal events in American history. There is no better way to relive the birth of our nation than by walking along Boston's Freedom Trail. Let this book be your guide to this 2 1/2 mile trail through history. Put on your walking shoes and visit: the Boston Common, America's oldest public park (established in 1630); the site of Benjamin Franklin's Print Shop, where the budding printer started his training; the Old South Meeting House, where Sam Adam's December 16, 1773 oration led to the Boston Tea Party, the Old State House, the oldest surviving public building in Boston and the site of Boston's first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Each entry includes information about admission fees, wheelchair accessibility, telephone numbers and Web sites.
Erica Bollerud spent several years as a travel editor at Yankee Publishing, Inc., contributing to Yankee magazine, Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide to New England, and NewEngland.com. She also updated the fourth edition of Historic Walks in Old Boston. She lives in Medford, Massachusetts.
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Book Description Globe Pequot, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 6th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0762726652
Book Description Globe Pequot, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110762726652