The Freedom Trail in Boston, MA for History Lovers

  1. Boston Common

    Dating from 1634, it is the oldest city park in the United States. Its fifty acres form a pentagon bounded by Tremont, Park, Beacon, Charles, and Boylston Streets.

  2. Boston Latin School and Benjamin Franklin Statue

    Founded on April 23, 1635, it is the oldest public school in America. A mosaic and a statue of former student Benjamin Franklin currently marks the location of the original schoolhouse.

  3. Boston Massacre Site

    A simple ring of cobblestones marks the spot where Bostonians and Redcoats clashed in the streets of Boston on March 5, 1770. Five civilians were killed by gunfire which led to the rallying of Bostonians and the evacuation of troops in Boston.

  4. Bunker Hill Monument

    Erected in 1842, this monument was one of the first ones constructed in the nation. There were two other memorials at the site of the monument that were dedicated to Dr. Joseph Warren and Col. William Prescott, who both were deemed heroes of Bunker Hill.

  5. Copps Hill Burying Ground

  6. Faneuil Hall Marketplace

  7. Granary Burying Ground

  8. King's Chapel Burying Ground

  9. Massachusetts State House

  10. Old Corner Book Store

  11. Old North Church

  12. Old South Meeting House

  13. Old State House

  14. Park Street Church

  15. The Paul Revere House

  16. USS Constitution Museum