The Boston Massacre
Walk with the Mob Experience
Led by Crispus Attuks, the first person to die for the revolution on March 5th 1770.
It all starts at the Granary burial ground at the tomb stone of the 5 Boston Massacre victims. From there your guide will lead you on an adventure through the colonial roads of Boston to the Old State house. As you grow closer the mob grows in strength. And these are a tough bunch of colonials looking for a brawl. Hear the stories of the lobster backs wicked ways. George Washington's history as a general for the British. And see the spot where it all went down.
Best time to go?
If you are planning to go in the Granary Burial ground and the Old State house, plan to go between 9am and 5pm.
How to take the smart immersive audio experience?
Go to: The Granary Burial ground on Tremont street.
Download the Walkntours app. Select Walk with the Mob. Choose your language (available in 20 languages). Listen on headphones, bluetooth speaker or bluetooth headphones. Press play.
Historic stays, places to visit and eat while in town
Places to Visit
The Old State House.
Built in 1713 it was once the seat of British power. Now it is one of the oldest standing buildings in Boston. Click here to learn more.
The Granary Burial Ground
The third oldest burial ground in Boston and home to many of the revolutionary hero's you learned about. Paul Revere. Samuel Adams. John Hancock. Click here to learn more.
Places to Stay
The Omni Parker House.
The oldest continually run hotel in the US. And one of the most haunted. Its doors have welcomed nearly every president, rock star and celebrity. JFK proposed here. Malcom X worked here. Ho Chi Minh was a pastry chef in its kitchen. Charles Dickens lived here. It is historic, central and a great value.
Dig Deeper into the story
They called her Moses. On the account she led her people to freedom. Dig Deeper into Harriet Tubman's story. Here are a few of our favorite resources. Click on each book to learn more and get your own copy.
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