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DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Boston by Patricia Harris, Jonathan Schultz, David Lyon

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The Freedom Trail

Snaking through 2.5 miles (4 km) of city streets, the Freedom Trail creates a living link to Boston’s key revolutionary and colonial-era sites. Stroll from highlight to highlight and you’ll see history adopt a vibrancy, palpability, and relevance unparalleled among US cities. Some of Boston’s most unique shops, restaurants, and attractions are also located along the trail.

  • Start point: Boston Common. “T” station: Park St (red/green lines)

  • Finish point: Charlestown. “T” station: Community College (orange line)

  • www.thefreedomtrail.org

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

  • Snow Hill St

  • 617 635 4505

  • Open 9am–5pm daily

  • free

Park Street Church

An Hour of Freedom

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