Even though there is not really much to see. I would recommend visitors to read about the history of the Boston masacre before visiting this site to truly understand and appreciate it’s importance.
About Site of the Boston Massacre
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This is yet another important landmark of the American Revolution in Boston, right outside the Old State House. It's a plaque on the ground where the tragedy happend. Nothing much to see at the site as such, but it stays in your memory ! Must...More
Since it is only a large plaque in the sidewalk it can be missed, but if you have some knowledge of the history of the place it gives you a place for a moment of reflection into the nations early history
The site of the Boston Massacre is, as others have said, mainly a marker set into the street. However, you can walk up to the second floor of the building from which the Colonial Governor stood when he ordered the crowd to disperse, which is...More
The site where the Boston Massacre occurred (one of the triggering events for the Boston Tea Party and other Revolutionary events) is a stop on the Freedom Trail. It's commemorated by an in-ground plaque in the sidewalk right next to the Old State House. We...More
This spot on the Freedom Trail is identified with a sign. We had a great tour guide, and I am so glad because the sign doesn't do justice to additional information which could be shared.
There are 17 stops on the Freedom Trail. This is stop #11. I have to separate the physical location from the historical event known as The Boston Massacre when reviewing this attraction. The physical dial set into the ground is a memorial. It's located on...More
Not much to look at. But again, the significance is there, and to see the development surrounding it is to appreciate the spirit of the country.