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“A shrine of the Revolution”

Old South Meeting House
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Downtown Freedom Trail Walking Tour in Boston
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Copley Square to Downtown Boston Freedom Trail Walking Tour
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Owner description: No Tax on Tea! This was the decision on December 16, 1773, when 5,000 angry colonists gathered at Old South Meeting House to protest a tax...and started a revolution with the Boston Tea Party! Built in 1729, Old South Meeting House was the largest building in colonial Boston. From outraged protests over the Boston Massacre, to the night when Samuel Adams gave the secret signal to throw 340 crates of tea into Boston Harbor, colonists came to the Meeting House to protest British rule.
Reviewed August 7, 2013

Tea Partiers take note: This 1729 edifice was where a large crowd of angry Bostonians gathered in December 1773 to protest the tea tax that led to the Boston Tea Party. Though the largest structure in Boston when built, it struck me as less imposing than other stops on the Freedom Trail walking tour, probably because of its more austere architecture than some other buildings. But there is still a lot of history here, and it's worth a look.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

This was one of our stops on the Freedom Trail. A lot of history took place in this building and it is neat to see. Provides exhibits that show the movement of the revolution and the events that took place. Interesting stop on the Freedom Trail.

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Great history--learned who put the lights in the church steeple, and it wasn't Paul Revere! Not A/C and it was 90+ that day, but ceiling fans helped.

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Reviewed July 7, 2013

It is amazing all that happened in these old buildings. I thank God that they are preserved to tell the story

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Reviewed July 4, 2013

While there is historical significance to this building, the exhibits and building really isn't that interesting.

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