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The Freedom Trail | Take a Walk Through American History

The Freedom Trail | Take a Walk Through American History

History isn’t hard to find in Boston. Everywhere you turn, you run into another historical landmark. The best part is — there’s a simple, organized way to find all of the history-rich locations you’re looking for. While The Land of Oz had the yellow brick road, Boston has the Freedom Trail. The Freedom Trail is a two-and-a-half mile, brick-lined route that meanders through Boston and neighboring Charlestown. It leads you to 16 historically significant sites that were made famous during the American revolution. It’s like a trip back in time, but you don’t need a DeLorean. The Freedom Trail itself allows you to take a walk through history. The Freedom Trail begins in the famous Boston Common. You can pick up a map at the Visitor Information Center, and then start on your adventure. While the Freedom Trail technically begins at Boston Common, you can hop on the route anywhere along the map. The Freedom Trail guides you past the Granary Burying Ground (the resting place of Paul Revere, Samuel Adams and several other historical figures), Faneuil Hall, Old North Church (where they held the...

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