HISTORY 3/30/10Just outside the building, five men were among the first casualties in the Boston Massacre. The Declaration of Independence was proclaimed from the balcony in 1776.
Old State House
206 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02109
Ubisoft 9/27/12Featured in Ubisoft video game Assassin’s Creed III. Built in 1713, the Old State House is the oldest surviving public building in Boston, and has borne witness to many vital events in US history.
IWalked Audio Tours 9/7/11Site of Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770. Now solely marked via a ring of cobblestones in a small traffic island on east side of building. (Beware traffic!) More info on this incident via our blog
IWalked Audio Tours 9/7/11Oldest public building in Boston. Built 1813. Once tallest building in city. Now a museum w/subway station below. Chicago almost purchased building in 1882 and moved it there. More info via our blog
FutureM 8/8/11From 1771 to 1783, the city of Boston observed March 5th as a holiday, calling it “Massacre Day.”