• site of the Boston Massacre March 5, 1770
  • first Massachusetts public reading of the Declaration of Independence delivered from this balcony on July 18, 1776
  • the red line in the crosswalk marks the Freedom Trail, a walking tour of colonial/revolutionary Boston

Old State House (1713), 206 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts

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oldest public building in Boston -- first elected legislature in the New World convened here -- site of the Boston Massacre and the first Massachusetts public reading of the Declaration of Independence

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  1. Marcfoto 61 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Massachusetts Architecture, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  2. jjsj_h 25 months ago | reply

    This standout against all the skyscrapers. Great shot.

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