by Chloe Lin Happy President’s Day! Did you know that in the 295 years that Old North has been around, we’ve been visited by five presidents of the United States? 1. James MonroeOur very first presidential visitor was James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States. In 1817, the first year of his presidency, […]
We’re busy planning and prepping new programming and events for the new year. Check back soon for our 2018 schedule of events. We hope to have you join us at Old North!
By Chloe Lin Late in the evening of April 18th, 1775, two lights briefly appeared from the steeple of the Old North Church. Across the Charles River, about thirty riders mounted horses and disappeared into the countryside, warning minutemen throughout Massachusetts of marching British soldiers heading towards Lexington and Concord. The following battle marked the […]
by Chloe Lin The holiday season is in full swing here in Boston, and the streets are bedecked in lights, wreaths have appeared upon front doors, Christmas music can be heard from every storefront and car radio, and… you still haven’t bought presents for your aunts and uncles and cousins and nieces and nephews, have […]
Pictured above: Old North Foundation staff Catherine Matthews, Linda Greene, Steve Ayres and Pam Bennett The Old North Church & Historic Site is proud to announce it has received a $13,000 grant as one of the recipients of the Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant. Winners were announced […]