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Beacon Hill, Boston

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. Put Beacon Hill at the forefront of your travel plans using our Boston route site .
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  • Area very pretty Boston, business, remains, cafés and beautiful buildings, ideal for walk it without time limit.
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  • Take the kids along for a trip back into time as you walk some of the oldest streets in Boston to explore some great architecture of Bostons oldest Buildings around Boston and Stop by the State house ...  more »
  • Get a feel for Boston by walking the streets and visiting parks in the Beacon Hill area. Quaint shops, beautiful architecture - take some time and walk.  more »
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