Massachusetts Town HouseBuilt as the seat of British government in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
Focal point for rebellionSite of speeches and protests against British policies prior to the American Revolution.
site of the Boston MassacreBritish soldiers fire on a crowd of unarmed civilians, leaving five dead.
Declaration of IndependenceBoston’s first public reading of the document was from the balcony at the east end of the building.
First State HouseSeat of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Bostonian Society FoundedNon-profit organization founded to save the Old State House from demolition.
Historic Site and MuseumA place for all to explore the ideals and enduring legacy of the American Revolution.
THE BOSTONIAN SOCIETY
Old State House206 Washington StreetBoston, MA 02109-1773
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