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One of the oldest cities in the US, the city played a key role in the American Revolution.

Popular Landmarks

Boston African American National Historic Site

A historic area dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the African American community.

Photo by Tony Fischer

Granary Burying Ground

John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams are buried here in the 3rd oldest cemetery in Boston.

Photo by Rusty Clark

Old North Church

The oldest standing church in Boston, it was used to warn the colonists of the British Army.

Old South Meeting House

This 1729 meeting house was used to debate the rules and regulations passed by British Parliament.

Photo by Lee Wright

Old State House

It was here that the Declaration of Independence was read on July 18, 1776.

Photo by Céline Harrand

Park Street Church

Built in 1809, it was the tallest building in the United States until 1828.

Photo by Robert Linsdell

The Battle of Bunker Hill

A famous battle during the American Revolutionary War in June of 1775.

The Boston Tea Party

Protesting taxes, the Sons of Liberty threw 342 chests of tea into Boston Harbor.

Photo by Scott Edmunds

The Paul Revere House

Home to the famous silversmith and Midnight Rider who warned citizens that the British were coming.

USS Constitution

The oldest warship on the water today, the ship was built in 1797 to help fight against pirates.

Photo by Jorge Cancela