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Category: freedom trail (6)

Statue of Paul Revere in front of the Old North Church Boston

North End By Little Feet

Private Tours : Additional Tours by Request
60 minutes
0.7 mile
mostly flat surfaces and little to no inclines
This child’s-eye view of the Freedom Trail in the North End, Boston’s oldest neighborhood, is specially designed for young walkers from 6 -12 years of age. We'll take a journey back in time and talk about events leading up to the American Revolution, and we'll walk in the footsteps of some of the important Bostonians that helped us gain our independence. Stops include Paul Revere’s House and the Old North Church - where Revere ordered two lanterns to be lit. And there will be one very important horse ride that we’ll talk about along the way! find out more
view of a graveyard by day

Johnny Tremain’s Boston

Private Tours : Additional Tours by Request
90 minutes
1 mile
likely uneven surfaces and significant inclines
Relive the adventures of Johnny Tremain in Colonial Boston based on Esther Forbes' prize-winning coming-of-age novel featuring a young boy who gets caught up in the whirlwind of events that led up to the American Revolution. Johnny's story unfolds in downtown and North End locales, many of which are today's Freedom Trail sites including the Old State House, Copp's Hill Burying Ground, Paul Revere's House, and the Old North Church. On this tour, hear of Johnny's fictional friends, like Rab and Cilla, but also of the actual patriots he met along the way, such as Dr. Joseph Warren, John Hancock, William Dawes, and Paul Revere. Get acquainted with the bustling and political town of Johnny's Boston that has become the great American city of today. To trace Johnny's footsteps is also to experience the larger tale of America's fight for freedom. find out more
re-enactors of British loyalists in boston

Boston’s Loyalists

Hear the stories of Bostonians who remained loyal to the British crown.

Walking Tours : Monthly & Quarterly
90 minutes
1.5 miles
potential uneven surfaces and moderate inclines
“History is written by the victors” is an oft-quoted aphorism. Our Boston’s Loyalists tour tells the story of Boston’s role in the lead-up to the American War of Independence from the perspective of those who remained loyal to the British crown. This unique tour will visit historic Boston landmarks like the Granary Burying Ground, King’s Chapel, Old South Meeting House and Marshall Street. Our guides will introduce you to Boston’s Loyalists, some whom are familiar, others lesser known. These include artist John Singleton Copley, Governor Thomas Hutchinson, the enterprising Elizabeth Murray, and the sharp-witted Rev. Dr. Mather Byles. Perfect for those who want a deep-dive into Boston’s colonial history from a perspective apart from the typical Revolutionary War walking tour, Boston’s Loyalists will show you the Old Town from another point of view. find out more