Old North Church



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Address:

193 Salem St
Boston, MA 2113

Neighborhood:

North End/Waterfront

Contact:

tel: +1 617 523 6676
fax: +1 617 725 0559
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Hours:

June-Oct daily 9am-5pm; March-May and Nov daily 9am-5pm; Dec daily 10am-5pm; Jan-Feb Tues-Sun 10am-4pm. Sun services (Episcopal) 9 and 11am

Strenuousness:

Active

Description:

This is the spot where Robert Newman signaled Cambridge residents of the British approach by sea with two of Paul Revere's lanterns on the night of April 18, 1775. The oldest church building in Boston and still an active Episcopal church, it was designed by William Price from a study of Christopher Wren's London churches. Private benches boxed in with family names helps paint a picture of the past. An excellent museum is hidden in the back of the gift shop next door.

-Jessica Polizzotti, Boston Local Expert
193 Salem St., tel. 617-523-6676
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