Event Notices

February School Vacation Week Activities on the Freedom Trail

Happy Presidents’ Day! With many schools closed for February vacation, The Freedom Trail Foundation has created a line up of programs to entertain the whole family! Use the list below to fill your agenda for February 18 – 24. Winter Camp at the Boston Common Frog PondFree ice skating for children and families February 18 to February 22, daily Read More…

Announcements

African-American Patriots Freedom Trail Tours Celebrate Black History Month

Join the Freedom Trail Foundation’s African-American Patriots Tours on Saturdays and Sundays in February to learn about and celebrate the African-American patriots who played a vital role in the start of the American Revolution in Boston and in the formation of our country. Revolutionary figures such as Crispus Attucks, Phillis Wheatley, Prince Hall, Peter Salem Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Brief: The Daily Catch Closes Seaport Location, Historic Holiday Strolls, Celebrate Your Vote

Things to know for Wednesday Today is Wednesday, November 7 and the holiday season is just weeks away. The Freedom Trail Foundation will be hosting 90-minute historic holiday strolls along the Freedom Trail beginning Thursday November 15 through January 2019, continue reading. Here’s what else you need to know for today… Notable News: The Daily Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

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 Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Under Construction: Prado Joins North Square as Closed Freedom Trail Public Spaces

Following the closing of North Square for reconstruction, another popular Freedom Trail public space in Boston’s North End has been fenced off for an overhaul. The Paul Revere Mall, known as “the Prado,” was closed to the public as construction begins on a major renovation, the second since it was created in 1925. [See the restoration design Read More…

Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: National Night Out, Freedom Trail, Will Eastie Become the New Seaport?

Things to know for Tuesday Today is Tuesday, August 7 and here’s what else you need to know for today… 6:00PM National Night Out. Join Mayor Walsh, new Boston Police Commissioner William Gross at this year’s National Night Out. Due to construction at the Prado, this year is at DeFilippo Park on Prince Street. Stop by Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Free Fun Fridays on the Freedom Trail

The Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays 2018 will hit Boston’s Freedom Trail on Friday, August 10 by offering free admission to 13 Freedom Trail Foundation-led tours. Led by Freedom Trail Players dressed in 18th century costume, complimentary 90-minute Walk Into History Tours will step off from Boston Common at 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:00 Read More…

Arts & Culture Business Featured

Printing Office of Edes & Gill Leaving Clough House; New “Patriot’s Corner” Coming to Old North Campus

The Printing Office of Edes & Gill will be leaving the Clough House in Boston’s North End in the space adjacent to Old North Church on the Freedom Trail. The news was posted this week on Old North’s blog. Print master Gary Gregory has run the colonial printing shop for the past seven years and will depart Read More…

Community

What’s The 311? Freedom Trail Bricks Missing and North Washington Street Traffic Sign

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Bricks Missing in Front of Limoncello Restaurant “Freedom Trail sidewalk bricks are missing creating a falling/tripping hazardous hole in the North End at North Square near Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Public Safety Meeting, Pressure on Amazon HQ Decision, Freedom Trail Strolls

Things to know for Thursday It’s Thursday, February 1 and the countdown to the weekend is on. Just in case you’re looking for something to do while you count down the hours, minutes and seconds to the Super Bowl… Metro Boston has listed out 12 fun things to do in the city this weekend.  As Read More…

Featured Government

Federal Shutdown Closes National Parks, but Boston’s Freedom Trail Sites are Open

The federal government shutdown has closed all National Parks and visitor facilities. However, sites along Boston’s Freedom Trail remain open, including the Old North Church and Paul Revere House in the North End.  Other open sites: Museum of African American History, USS Constitution Museum, USS Constitution, Old South Meeting House and Old State House. The Boston Harbor Read More…