Boston National Historical Park

  • Freedom Trail marker in the sidewalk along the Freedom Trail



Boston National Historical Park Information

Boston National Historical Park tells the story of the events that led to the American Revolution, including many sites found along the Freedom Trail.

Many of the historic sites that make up Boston National Historical Park tell the story of what kept our Navy strong. In downtown Boston, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, the Paul Revere House, and Old North Church bring to life the American ideals of freedom of speech, religion, government, and self-determination.

In Charlestown, visit the Bunker Hill Monument, the site of the first major battle of the American Revolution. Nearby is the Charlestown Navy Yard, one of the nation's first naval shipyards and home to USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship afloat in the world.

Located in South Boston and separate from the Freedom Trail, Dorchester Heights is significant for its role in the evacuation of the British from Boston during the Revolutionary War.

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Visiting Boston National Historical Park

Map of the Park

Boston National Historical Park
Charlestown Navy Yard
Boston , MA

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