Boston National Historical Park is an association of sites that tell the story of Boston in the American Revolution and the Navy’s role in preserving the principles of freedom that were the basis of the nation. It was designated a national park on October 1, 1974.
The park is distinctive, mixing historic buildings and landscapes owned by the city, the state, the federal government, and private organizations.
Did You Know?
Did you know that not until 1835 did folks start referring to the event of December 16, 1773 as "The Boston Tea Party?" For the previous 62 years, the event had been called just what it obviously was, "The Destruction of The Tea.