Boston Common Visitor CenterPlaza • Boston, United States
Take our Freedom Trail tour - the Ye Olde Boston Tour leaving from the VIC, 7 days a week at 10:45, 1:45, and 3:45. www.tourfreedomtrail.com
Built in 1712, the Old Corner Bookstore is the oldest brick building in Boston and was the meeting place of famous authors like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Harriet Beecher Stowe & Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In 1868 George Thorndike Angell, a prominent Boston lawyer, founded the MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The monument here is commemorated in honor of his hard work.
In 1773 three British ship pulled into Boston’s port carrying over 100,000 pounds of tea. Boston Patriots met here at Old South Meeting House to protest the tax once and for all.
One of Boston’s first skyscrapers, you may recognize the Custom House from it’s popular culture lead-ins on TV shows like Boston Legal, Crossing Jordan or the Practice.