Books, dolls, and other goods that connected Boston to the wider world were also on board the merchant ships carrying the tea that was destroyed on December 16, 1773.
Category: Boston Tea Party
Meet Polly: The Polly Sumner Doll Reproduction Project
In early 2022, Revolutionary Spaces received a generous gift from Rick Wiggin, former Executive Director of the Bostonian Society, to create a reproduction of the Polly Sumner doll.
A Potent Force: A Material Memory Program
MAR 14: Join us as we unearth a treasure from our expansive collection, the iconic Liberty Tree Flag, and explore the great American tradition of protest.
Join Revolutionary Spaces staff for brief gallery talks highlighting the key stories and themes in each of our gallery spaces.
The Boston Tea Party in History
JAN 10: Moderated by Revolutionary Spaces President & CEO Nat Sheidley, acclaimed historians will explore how the events preceding the Boston Tea Party led to this historic occasion.
Beyond the Revolution Tour
There’s so much more to our Revolutionary story. Learn about Boston’s most historic moments from its founding to the present.
The Main Hall at Old South
The largest meeting space colonial Boston, this room was host to thousands of people leading to the Boston Tea Party, and has been a steadfast haven for free speech for almost three centuries.
Old South Meeting House: Where the Boston Tea Party Began
The largest gathering place in colonial Boston, where the Sons of Liberty denounced British rule and the Boston Tea Party began.