On April 18th, 2020, two lanterns were lit in the steeple of Old North Church to mark the anniversary of Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride. The lanterns remained lit on April 19 as we honored essential workers, medical professionals & first responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and on Monday April 20 to […]
We’re excited to launch today a new web series, “99% Sure” all about the history, people, and events that made Old North the legendary historic site you know and love. Tune in every other week as Old North’s Education Manager and intrepid public historian TJ Todd explores some of our most frequently asked questions and shares […]
For nearly 250 years, Old North has stood as a beacon of bravery, determination, and hope in the face of challenging times. Because of COVID-19, the gates to our iconic site have been closed to visitors since March 14 and will remain closed for the foreseeable future. As a result, we face a critical funding […]
Whether you’re a teacher looking for lesson plans and activities to continue educating your students virtually, or a parent in search of resources to engage your kids during their time away from school, Old North is here to help! The two downloadable and printable packets below can provide parents, teachers, and homeschoolers with all the […]
Special thanks to Erin Wederbrook Yuskaitis, Co-Director of Education, TJ Todd, Education Manager, and Latoyia Edwards of NBC Boston. A famous landmark in Boston offers a behind-the-scenes tour taking a bold look at slavery in colonial Massachusetts.