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The Tragedy on King Street at The Old State House

The Tragedy on King Street at The Old State House

Outside the Old State House. Free and open to all.

Witness the violent and tumultuous incident on King Street, reenacted by living historians. Once the smoke clears, explore the galleries of the Old State House and discover how the aftermath of the Boston Massacre led to the birth of a nation.

See history come alive as costumed interpreters transform downtown Boston into Revolutionary Boston!  Interpreters will populate the Old State House, depicting historic events and details of everyday life during the military occupation of Boston by the King’s soldiers. Witness the shocking and pivotal events of March 1770; hear stories of patriots, loyalists, and moderates who lived through the occupation, and decide for yourself what really happened on the tragic night of the Boston Massacre.

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