Important Message from Boston Tea Party Ships. Read more. Also, Important Message on the Boston Old Town Trolley Tours during Red Sox games and events around stop 12. Read more.

Wednesday, April 18th very limited tours for public until 11:30.
Wednesday April 25th Very Busy- Public tours running every hour between 10:00 and 3:30. Waits may be longer than normal  Do not wait until the last tour at 5 pm to arrive.
On days there is a Game or other event at Fenway Park, Old Town Trolley Service to Stop # 12 (Fenway Park) will cease one hour before the start if the event and recommence 1/2 hour after the event starts. During and at the end of the Ball Game or event, we will monitor traffic at Fenway and at our discretion may suspend service to Stop #12
Guest are advised that Fenway is a relatively easy walk from Stop # 11, Dalton Street, during the time Stop # 12 is closed.
For Sunday, April 22nd – Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston will have changes to the regular route due to the annual Greek Independence Day Parade as well as the closure of the Longfellow Bridge for ongoing construction. Stops may be made out of order or reclocated due to detours. Please call the local office at 617-269-7150 option 1 for the most up to date information.
Stop # 13 will be in front of the Cambridge Marriot on Broadway.
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Paul Revere House

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Built in 1680, the unimposing wooden house at 19 North Square is the oldest house in downtown Boston. The 3-story building was the home of silversmith and Boston Patriot Paul Revere from 1770-1800, previously housing the parsonage of the Second Church of Boston. Revere sold the house in 1800 and it became a tenement with the ground floor used for shops and various businesses over the years. In 1902, Revere’s great-grandson purchased the property and restored it so that it could be opened to the public. In 1908, after restoration by architects and preservationists, the Paul Revere House opened to the public as one of the earliest historic house museums in Boston and the U.S.

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During the American Revolution, Revere acted as a messenger for the battles of Lexington and Concord. On the evening of April 18, 1775, Revere left his house in the North End and traveled to the Old North Church, beginning his famous “midnight ride.” After informing patriots at the church of the movements of the British army, he rode to Lexington with William Dawes to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock, who were wanted by the British army.

After the war, Revere opened a hardware and home goods store and then an iron and brass foundry in the North End. Though he lived in other homes in Boston, Revere spent most of his adult life in this North End home with his family. The two upstairs rooms of the Paul Revere House contain furniture believed to have belonged to the Revere family. In addition, 90% of the building’s structure is original.

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