In these uncertain times, we’ve been reflecting on how the founding generation lived and dealt with illness, just as we’re all doing today. We took a look at how six prominent Bostonians managed illness in their lives before the times of widespread vaccines and constant social media updates. Read on to learn more about Dr. Joseph Warren, Paul Revere, Dorothy Quincy Hancock, John and Abigail Adams, and Dr. Thomas Young. Dr. Joseph Warren was a prominent member of the Sons… Read more How the 18th Century Responded to Illness Before Netflix and Zoom
In accordance with all state and local guidelines, the Old State House and Old South Meeting House will remain closed until further notice. We make this decision to support the efforts of government officials and healthcare professionals working to protect the public and promote healthy practices.
Multiple official historic sites on and adjacent to Boston’s iconic Freedom Trail and the Freedom Trail Foundation collectively announced that they would end all public programming and tours and close to the public until at least March 31.