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Beacon Hill, Boston

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Gaslit, brick-paved sidewalks and cobbled streets make Beacon Hill a historical hotspot. Narrow, shuttered Federal-row houses line either side of the cobbled passageways and give visitors an idea on what strolling the streets of early Boston must have been like. The Massachusetts State House sits atop a hill in the neighborhood. Local media simply say "Beacon Hill" when referring to the state legislature because the government building sits on top of the hill. The Black Heritage Trail runs through the neighborhood past many homes, churches, and schools that were used by the African-American community. You'll also find the Museum of African American History. Check out sites, including The Club of Odd Volumes and the Headquarters House, which are open to the public. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Beacon Hill by using our Boston itinerary builder.
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  • We were waiting for the tour bus when we realized we were sitting across the street frim Beacon Hill. Being former educators we both enjoy touring state capitols. In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts ...  more »
  • The State House is enchanting, just looking at it from the exterior, but once you enter the building the adventure begins. 
  • ce quartier le plus célèbre de la ville le vaut largement par tous ses aspects esthétiques ces demeures majestueuses et contigues ces briques rouges l'architecture très classy… smart vraiment !