When:
Saturday, Mar 07, 2015 10:30a -
7:30p

Where:
Old State House
206 Washington St
Boston, MA 02109

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
http://www.bostonhistory.org/?s=osh&p=calendar#upcoming

245th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre...

The Old State House will be abuzz with a full day of family-friendly activities on March 7, 2015 commemorating and reenacting the Boston Massacre.

10:30am and 1:30pm:

Learn what life was like for Bostonians and British soldiers in Boston in the months leading up to the Boston Massacre. Free; in front the Old State House.

11:00am and 2:00pm:

Delve into the stark choices that faced the British Acting Governor Thomas Hutchinson in the aftermath of the Massacre as shocked Bostonians demanded immediate action to prevent further bloodshed. Actors will present a scene from Patrick Gabridge's original drama, Blood on the Snow. Free with museum admission; in the Old State House.

11:30am and 2:30pm:

Watch patriot lawyers John Adams and Josiah Quincy defend the British soldiers accused of murdering Bostonians. Audience members are invited to act as witnesses and jurors for this celebrated case. Free with museum admission; in the Old State House. (Space is limited; tickets for both performances go on sale at 9:00 a.m. at the Old State House Museum front desk.)

7:00pm: Boston Massacre Reenactment...

Witness the Boston Massacre reenacted in front of the Old State House, in the very area where it took place in March 1770. Before the action unfolds, hear from patriots, loyalists, and moderates who will talk about the events and attitudes that led to that fateful night. Free; in front of the Old State

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