February 10, 2015
$10 for non-members, $5.00 for members
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An evening with one of the Two Nerdy History Girls, Susan Holloway Scott, who writes novels under the name Isabella Bradford. She will discuss historical love stories and artifacts that have inspired her novels and will sign books afterward.
Enjoy delicious hors d’ouerves and dessert, and meet John and Dolly Hancock while viewing artifacts of love from the collection.
February 16, 2015
Come to the Old State House to learn about Boston’s colonial past. Young visitors can hunt for clues and artifacts using the Old State House scavenger hunt or drop-in on hands-on historical activities offered daily between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Practice the art of colonial quill and ink writing; fashion a royal coat of arms; and meet a Revolutionary Character who will share what it was like to live in Boston in the days before the American Revolution. All activities are free with admission. Kids 18 and under accompanied by an adult are admitted to the Old State House FREE! Check back for a schedule of activities.
March 7, 2015
The Old State House will be abuzz with activity on Saturday, March 7, 2015 commemorating and reenacting the Boston Massacre on its 245th Anniversary. During the day, visit the Old State House for family programming that explores the Massacre and its aftermath.
As night falls, witness the famous event reenacted on the spot where it happened in 1770. The reenactment begins at 7:00 p.m., but come early and meet patriots, loyalists, and moderates who will share their stories of that shocking night.