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Freedom Trail After Dark Lantern Tours This Fall

After dark lantern tours of the Freedom Trail will be offered at 7 p.m. this fall on Thursdays from September 20 through October 25, and Saturdays from October 6 through October 27.

The tour will visit some of the more haunted parts of Boston’s history including the Boston Massacre site, the former Old Gaol (Old Jail), Granary Burying Ground and King’s Chapel Burying Ground. “Fatal sword duels, the grave of a ruthless pirate, scandalous murders, and the punishment and hanging of convicted witches” will all be investigated, according to the Freedom Trail Foundation.

The after dark lantern tours will depart from the ArtsBoston Booth at Faneuil Hall and culminate at the Boston Common. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors/students, and $8 for children, and include a $1 donation to the Freedom Trail Foundation’s Preservation Fund.

Tickets may be purchased at the ArtsBoston Booth (10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday), the Boston Common Visitor Information Center (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), Cheers Retail Gift Shop at Faneuil Hall Marketplace (10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.), and online at – tickets are discounted when purchased online.