Alex R. Goldfeld
Boston's public historian
Colonial and Revolutionary North End
Take a walk through Boston's oldest neighborhood with the man who wrote the book about it. Come see for yourself why millions of visitors explore this neighborhood each year.
Dating to 1630, the North End is layered with history. On this tour we will discuss the founding of Boston's first white and black communities. The famous Old North Church (pictured at right) and the Paul Revere House, and their roles in the War of Independence, are also highlighted.
Minimum Tour Time is 60 minutes
Dedicated in 1723, Christ Church ("Old North") is now the oldest church building in Boston, and it is still an active Episcopal house of worship.