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The Boston Massacre as You’ve Never Exactly Seen It Before

Tomorrow the Old State House hosts its annual commemoration and reenactment of the Boston Massacre. This winter has been far from wintry, but we’ll all pretend it’s a chilly, moonlit night with snow and ice on the ground. The schedule of events—Little Redcoats: Kids Reenact the Massacre 11:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. With little red coats and styrofoam snowballs, young visitors will be the stars in a recreation of the Boston Massacre.
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2008 Massacre Event Moving Inside

History / US History : Boston 1775 (6 years ago)

Because Saturday’s weather forecast calls for heavy rain with a chance of flooding, the reenactment of the Boston Massacre outside the Old State House has had to be changed. Instead of reenacting the shootings on the sidewalk outsid... Read Post

Boston Massacre On Its Way!

History / US History : Boston 1775 (4 years ago)

Today is the 210th anniversary of the Boston Massacre, which will be commemorated at the Old State House tomorrow. (Back in colonial Boston, the town would postpone the anniversary commemorations for a day if 5 March fell on a Sunda... Read Post

Boston Massacre to Be Reenacted Three Times, 5 Mar.

History / US History : Boston 1775 (3 years ago)

March already? That means it’s almost time for the annual Boston Massacre reenactment outside the Old State House! This year the 5th falls on a Saturday, meaning there can be a whole day of commemorations without confusion between t... Read Post

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