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    Beacon Hill Crime Tour

    The swanky, gas-lit streets of Beacon Hill are among the most beautiful in all of Boston, but beneath the neighborhood's genteel veneer lies a sinister past. Join this walking tour to visit the infamous stomping grounds of the Boston Strangler, one of the city's most notorious serial killers, who terrorized its citizens during a gruesome 18 month killing spree. Step back in time to visit the crime scenes and meet the the victims, the madmen, and the detectives who hunted him down -- all while exploring the beautiful streets of Boston's Beacon Hill. Come relive some of the most terrifyingly captivating moments in the city's hidden dark history.
    Beacon Hill Crime Tour

    Park Street Station, Boston

    • Travel back in time to relive the darker moments of Beacon Hill's history
    • Visit significant locations from the Boston Strangler's infamous killing spree on a guided walk
    • Hear stories from your guide about the pursuit and eventual capture of this crazy killer
    • See the homes of various Strangler victims, and the jail where he would eventually end up
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    Historic Sightseeing Cruise

    Whether you're visiting Boston for the first time, or a long time resident looking for a quick and relaxing getaway close to home, this trip around the harbor is not only fun, but you'll even learn a few things, too! Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of Boston's inner and outer harbors during this fun, informative, fully narrated 90-minute tour. From the hero tales of the Revolutionary War to the local legends of the sea, you'll be entertained and enthralled. Other highlights you'll see include the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse, the Harbor Islands National Park Area, Boston's working port and examples of extravagant waterfront living.
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    Long Wharf, Boston

    • Get out on the water for a sightseeing cruise covering all of Boston's historic locations
    • Discover the milestones of Boston's inner and outer harbors on a fully narrated 90-minute tour
    • See the nation's oldest continuously manned lighthouse and Harbor Islands National Park
    • Enjoy great examples of waterfront living and take plenty of photos on your sightseeing cruise
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    Portrait of a City - North End Boston

    The tourists are coming! The tourists are coming!!! Paul Revere is really excited to see you. Come visit him on this incredible and informative tour! Boston is one of the most nationally significant cities in the country, filled with the history of commerce, political revolution, social innovation, and immigration. Join a local historian on a 3-hour tour to gain an understanding of the North End's historical and cultural significance to Boston. During the tour you will visit Blackstone block (a network of structures that date back to colonial era), Ebenezer Hancock's home (John Hancock's brother's house from the 18th Century), the Boston Stone (a millstone from 1737), Haymarket (one of the city's longest standing markets), the Paul Revere House (from the 17th Century), and 1723 Old North Church (the oldest house of worship in Boston). Along the way you'll learn about the vibrant history of the city, focusing on the American revolution, immigration, and industrialization, and you may even make some new Boston-loving friends! Come out and see why they call this city the Cradle of Liberty!
    Portrait of a City - North End Boston

    93 Salem St, Boston

    • Visit the Blackstone Block, Haymarket, pubs and storefronts, 1723 Old North Church, and the Paul Revere House
    • Learn about racial changes in the district, the American Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution
    • Discuss Boston's rich history, architecture, and culture
    • Walk along the cobblestone streets of Boston, lead by an experienced and educated tour guide
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