Old North Church, Boston

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Known as the Church of Christ, it is the oldest church in Boston (1723), designed by William prince who wanted to emulate the architecture of one of the London churches built by Sir Christopher Wren.

The building is located at 193 Salem Street, one of the most beautiful streets in Boston's North End, where the American Revolution took its first steps. On the night of April 18, 1775, the church sexton Robert Newman, to warn Paul Revere that the British troops had now advanced beyond the banks of the Charles River in the direction of Lexington, he climbed to the top of the steeple to light two lanterns like warning sign. This fateful event marked the beginning of the American Revolution.

How to reach us: Take the orange or green line and get off at the Haymarket stop.
Opening Hours: January-February: from Tuesday to Sunday 10: 00-16: 00, closed on Mondays;
March-May: every day from 9:00 to 17:00;
June-October: every day from 9:00 to 18:00;
November-December: every day from 10:00 to 17:00.

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