Calendar of Events

H U Z Z A H! Tavern Nights

The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum invites you to a night of colonial merrymaking! Leave your 21st century troubles and cares behind, grab a mug of ale, and join the Sons and Daughters of Liberty for the best hospitality in all of 18th century Boston.

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Past Events

Battles of Lexington and Concord

On the night of April 18, 1775, General Gage sent 700 men to seize munitions stored by the colonial militia at Concord, Massachusetts. Riders including Paul Revere alerted the countryside, and when British troops entered Lexington on the morning of April 19, they found 77 minutemen formed up on the village green. Shots were exchanged, killing several minutemen. […]

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Harborfest Celebrations

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum presents Revelry on Griffin’s Wharf Celebrate Independence Day with us! Step back into the 18th century and join us for a night of historical merrymaking! Come celebrate the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Experience a bustling colonial wharf through hands-on activities, games and interactive performances. Meet Paul Revere […]

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John Adams’ Birthday

John Adams, prominent lawyer, ardent patriot and champion for independence and second president of the United States and was born on October 30, 1735. Adams represented Capt. Thomas Preston and the other British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre, drafted the Massachusetts Constitution, and was instrumental in persuading the Continental Congress to declare independence from Great Britain. After the war, he served as America’s first ambassador to England. […]

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Paul Revere’s Ride

On this date in 1775, Joseph Warren told Revere and William Dawes that the king’s troops were about to embark in longboats from Boston Common bound for Cambridge and then by road to Lexington and Concord. Warren’s intelligence suggested that the regulars’ objective later that night would be to seize arms and ammunitions and capture Sam Adams and John Hancock. […]

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Unconditional Love: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

What was love like in Colonial America? The enduring love letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful picture of 18th-century American life in the Boston area in beyond. These intimate letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between them that lasted 54 years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and […]

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