By Nathaniel Sheidley, President & CEO The two city blocks connecting these national landmarks – Boston’s Old State House and Old South Meeting House – are hallowed ground for our American tradition of protest. On August 14, 1765, a crowd protesting the hated Stamp Act walked this same path. They began at Liberty Tree, a great elm located at what is now the intersection of Essex and Washington Streets, where an effigy of Andrew Oliver (the official responsible for enforcement… Read more On Protest in the Streets of Boston
Temporary Closures to Combat COVID-19
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.