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“Plan to sit and listen to the 10 minute narrative” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Old North Church

Old North Church
193 Salem St., Boston, MA 02113 (North End)
617-523-6676
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Ranked #19 of 283 things to do in Boston
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Owner description: The signal from the steeple of Boston's oldest church triggered the War for Independence that led to the birth of America. On that fateful night in 1775, the two lanterns in the steeple told Paul Revere that the British were approaching by boat, not on foot.
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Plan to sit and listen to the 10 minute narrative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

So interesting and our speaker did a great job of explaining the historical significance and also several fun/little known facts. Very cool to get to sit in the actual "box pews." Admission is free, but they ask for a donation; which I think is a great way to do it. A must stop on the freedom trail.

Visited June 2013
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“Wonderful piece of American history.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

Hard to imagine sitting in those pews for long Sunday services with the entire family. Church appears to be in great condition and a real piece of Revolutionary War history - worth the visit.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago, Illinois, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Interior Worth a Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

An interesting event in U.S. history happened here- but unfortunately the wooden spire where it happened has had to be rebuilt- but the interior "pew booths" of the church are also quite interesting.

Visited June 2013
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New York, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful, old historical church”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Love visiting Old North Church - my kids love seeing something in person that they've learned about. Wish we could see the bell tower without having to pay extra for a special tour. Going inside church is free, but they ask for a $1 donation.

Visited June 2013
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“Great learning experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This is the church where they hung the lanterns-one if by land, two if by sea. Very cool and the historians are wonderful narrators. On the freedom trail.

Visited June 2013
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