When:
Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 9:00a -
8:00p

Where:
The Bostonian Society
206 Washington St
Boston, MA 02109

Admission:
$Old State House events included with admission; reenactment free

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, Kid Friendly

Event website:
http://bostonhistory.org/massacre

See 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 King’s 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.

The day-long commemoration will include tours, interactions with costumed historians, activities for kids and their families, and an evening reenactment staged by over 100 expert interpreters.

Learn more info at bostonhistory.org/massacre

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TALK OF THE TOWN
1PM - 4PM
Inside the Old State House. Included with museum admission.

Immerse yourself in Boston’s 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.
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HISTORY HUNTERS
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.
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CONVENING OF BOSTONIANS
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.
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THE TRAGEDY ON KING STREET
7PM
Outside the Old State House. Free and open to all.

Witness the violent and tumultuous incident on King Street, reenacted by living historians. 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.

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Presented in partnership with:
Revolution250
Boston National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park
Freedom Trail Foundation
Union Oyster House Inc
Garage at Post Office Square

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