So much history in this little church. The garden out back may still have all of the dog tags from service members that gave all. Very touching.
This was one of our stops in between eating pizza. I would love to go back when I can stay longer and take it all in. We did stay for the presentation, which was very interesting. Beautiful church definitely worth seeing.
I visited Old North Church well within their visiting hours and could see staff in the gift shop but all of the gates at the front and back of the building were locked, giving me no way to get into the building. I thought throwing snowballs at the windows to attract attention would have been inappropriate, so I was unable... More
You get the flavor of how things were back when Paul Revere was signaled from the steeple from the interior.The private pew stalls were owned or rented by the early citizens of means. Both George Washington and General. Lafayette spent time here and that is celebrated with a plaque and sculpture near the front of the church. Walk back behind... More
Standing outside the Church Sunday morning listening to the choir...very nice. The tour was informal and just right length of about 10 minutes. We sat in the Church and imagined the parishioners and tried to imagine how life was lived back then. The story of Paul Revere and the Minute Men is truly inspiring.
We enjoyed a great talk on the details and history of the historic church and it brings to scale the pre-revolutionary Boston was only slightly larger than a fishing village with something like 15K people. Try the colonial chocolate that MARs candy sponsors and a sample of the drink.
That is the reason why Old North Church became so famous. During the British occupation in the 18th century it was a warning system. One or two lanterns were displayed in the steeple of Old North Church, if a messenger was not able to leave Boston. In this way the surrounding villages were warned for British troops. One lantern if... More
This was an amazing church and might have been my favorite spot on the Freedom Trail. The church is almost three hundred years old I believe that is what one of the people who were working there. The people working there were very pleasant and knowledgable. It was amazing to see the old style pews and how people owned the... More
Great historical site, very casual atmosphere, leave a donation and walk around freely to check out this site, you will not be disappointed, and will likely learn some history while here.
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