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“Boston Massacre II”

Site of the Boston Massacre
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Owner description: A circle of cobblestones in the street outside the Old State House marks the spot where British soldiers fired on a crowd, the event which many believe was the start of the Revolutionary War.
Reviewed November 16, 2012

This is probably the only tourist attraction I've ever seen where you have to dodge traffic to see the actual site. You have to be careful not to become massacred yourself! I recommend it because it's a funny attraction the way it's so poorly implemented.

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Reviewed November 7, 2012

If you happen to come across it while touring Boston, take a picture and read the plaque, but it is not worth a special trip to try and find it.

Thank Nancy v
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

The site was included in our tour of Boston early in October and it was only a big circular marker on the ground. It was pointed to us by the guide. He said that five colonists were massacred on this site on March 5, 1770. Tension between the British army and the people of Massachusetts started when the British imposed enormous tax burdens on the people. This started the revolution. The Faneuil Hall is nearby. Don't miss these areas when you visit Boston.

Thank Zenaida L
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

There was a dressed up historian here and it was great to listen to the lesser known facts and the views of the events from England and here.

Thank amber1127
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

I took the free tour offered by the National Park Service at Faneuil Hall. (Faneuil Hall, Massacre site and Old City Hall- all outside the buildings). Our guide was entertaining and very knowledgeable about these areas and the history of the beginning of the Revolution.
I highly recommend this free tour which takes just over an hour depending on the questions asked. Easy walking.

Thank Joan9101
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