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Harborfest Celebrations

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum presents Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf
Dates: TBD

Step back into the 18th century and join us for a night of historical merrymaking! Come celebrate the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands-on activities, games and interactive performances. Meet Paul Revere and the daring Sons of […]

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Unconditional Love: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring love letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area in beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods […]

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Things To Do In Boston December 2013

The holiday season is upon us and with it comes lots of festivities, events and special activities you can only enjoy during the winter season. Here are some of the top things to do in Boston for December 2013:
Celebrate the 240 Anniversary of The Boston Tea Party
Travel back in time and relive one of the […]

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18th Century Interpreters Are Needed for the 240th Anniversary Boston Tea Party Annual Reenactment

Monday, December 16 at 4:00 pm
Presented by Old South Meeting House and The Boston Tea Party Ships™ & Museum
Join us as Citizens of Boston to help create a colonial atmosphere at our annual Boston Tea Party Reenactment. Portraying Boston’s everyday citizens, you will help transport our guests back in time to a tense meeting in […]

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July 2, 3 and 6, 2013 Harborfest Celebrations!

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum presents Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf
July 2, 3 and 6, 2013
Join us for a night of historical merry-making! Come celebrate Harborfest with the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands on activities, games, and interactive performances. Meet Paul Revere and […]

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May 3 & 4, 2013 Okakura Kakuzo and The Book of Tea with Tea Expert Bruce Richardson

In 1906 in turn-of-the century Boston, The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo, the Japanese-born Curator of Asian Arts at the Museum of Fine Arts. The small, esoteric book beautifully described the role of tea as the international cup of humanity. Okakura emerged as one of the great thinkers of the early 20th-century […]

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April 19 (Patriot’s Day) – Defiance of the Patriots with Tufts University Associate Professor of History Benjamin Carp

Defiance of the Patriots with Professor Benjamin Carp,
Associate Professor of History-Tufts University
Benjamin Carp, Tufts University Associate Professor of History and author of the award-winning book Defiance of the Patriots: The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America, will be illuminating the myths, little known historical facts, the unique city life of 18th-century Boston and […]

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March 2013 – The Ships of the Boston Tea Party –
Their Historic Role and Re-Creation

Cape Ann, Massachusetts local Leon Poindexter, a master shipwright of several historic vessels and consultant to maritime museums, will provide a fascinating overview of the historic Boston Tea Party Ships: the Beaver, Dartmouth and Eleanor, discuss the influence the ships and their captains played before, during and after the Boston Tea Party and highlight the re-creation of these historic ships for the […]

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