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247th Anniversary of Boston Massacre

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247th Anniversary of Boston Massacre

The Bostonian Society is hosting a full day of events at the Old State House (206 Washington St.) on Saturday, March 4th to commemorate the 247th anniversary of the Boston Massacre. But the reenactment at 7 pm has been cancelled due to extreme weather. All indoor daytime activities will occur as scheduled. 

Actors will present a scene from the play "Blood in the Snow" at 10:30 am and noon in the Old State House. The play is about the aftermath of the Massacre. Attendance is included with admission to the Old State House Museum.

Watch patriot lawyers John Adams and Robert Treat Paine in the "Trial of the Century" of the soldiers accused of killing five Bostonians at the Massacre. Visitors will participate as witnesses and jurors. There will be performances at 11 am and 2 pm in the Old State House. Admission is included with museum admission, but space is limited. Tickets are available at 9 am at the front desk of the Old State House Museum.

The "Talk of the Town" will give visitors the opportunity to meet citizens who lived through the British occupation. There will be performances at 1 pm and 3 pm in the Old State House. Attendance is include in museum admission.

CANCELLED: At 7 pm the Reenactment of the Boston Massacre will occur in front of the Old State House. Witness the event recreated by living historians. This event is free to the public.