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Web Site: The Freedom TrailThe Freedom Trail sites include the scenes of critical events in Boston's and the nation's struggle for freedom. Some visitors choose to trek the entire two and one half mile route or select an individual site to visit.
Boston Common and State HouseThe Freedom Trail begins at the Boston Common where cattle once grazed and British soldiers encamped. Built in 1634 by Puritan settlers, it is the oldest public park in the Untied States This also marks the start of the Black Heritage Trail, a feature of the Museum of Afro American History and Boston African American national Historic Site. Next you travel to the Park Street Church, where the hymn "America" was first sung and William Lloyd Garrison gave his first anti-slavery speech in 1829.
King's Chapel to the Site of Boston Tea PartyThe King's
The Freedom Trail Goes onThe Old State House was built in 1713 and a cobblestone circle beneath
Revolution to World War IICharlestown Navy Yard was built through the development and support of a navy. From 1800 to 1974, Charlestown Navy Yard built and repaired naval vessels. Today the yard is home to the USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world. More information on visiting these sites can be obtained by calling the National Historic Park at (617) 242-5642 or checking the website at www.nps.gov/bost.
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