The Old North Foundation is looking for groups to participate in a 90-minute activity and discussion to get feedback on our new program, Sacred Seats. What is Sacred Seats? We are embracing the untold stories of congregants to create an educational program for high school students that will go beyond the average lesson plan to […]
By Amy Budge Many museum educators have been re-evaluating their approach to teens since the publication of 15-year-old Howard Hwang’s blog post “Why Museums Suck.” Few museums are targeting this audience effectively, let alone historic sites. High school visits often consists of a tour and worksheet, leaving students unengaged and frustrated. For teens, the day […]
The Boston Globe recently featured the Old North Church covering its annual brass polishing party held November 23rd. Read the full article here: http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2013/11/24/many-hands-make-light-work-old-north-church-brass-polishing-party/lVcWY9fvkQ2ozbWGXmIm2M/story.html
Mars Honors Advancements in Chocolate History Research and Scholarship at the Annual Colonial Chocolate Society Meeting HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced the inaugural awarding of the Mars, Incorporated Chocolate History Grant for Research, Development and Investigative Studies to three institutions innovating in the areas of chocolate history research, scholarship and […]
Like many of the other privately owned Freedom Trail attractions, The Old North Church will remain open during this time of Government shut down. Our thoughts are with the employees of the Government, and we hope there is a quick resolution.