East India Tea Arrival

East India Tea Arrival from London at the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015 For the first time since The Boston Tea Party took place on Dec. 16, 1773, London’s East India Company (EIC) Tea will be making a splash again in Boston as EIC is donating 100+ lbs of […]

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Harborfest Celebrations

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum presents Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf July 1st, 2nd and 3rd, 2017: 7pm – 9pm 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 […]

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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 apart, and […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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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18th Century Interpreters Are Needed

18th Century Interpreters Are Needed for the 239th Anniversary Boston Tea Party Annual Reenactment Sunday, 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 […]

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Henry Knox’s Birthday

Born and raised in Boston, he owned and operated a bookstore there, cultivating an interest in military history and joining a local artillery company. On March 5, 1770 Knox was a witness to the Boston Massacre, and according to eyewitness accounts, he attempted to defuse the situation by trying to convince the British soldiers to […]

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Battle of Noddle’s Island

The Battle of Noddle’s Island (also known as the Battle of Chelsea Creek) was the second military engagement of the American Revolution. It was fought on Chelsea Creek and on salt marshes, mudflats, and islands of Boston Harbor. Known more as a skirmish rather than a major battle, it was fought primarily over cows and […]

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