Old State House

By - 11/23/14 - 9:42 pm
Restored lion being lowered into place atop Boston's Old State House

Leslee watched the refurbished lion being re-installed atop the Old State House today - complete with a new time capsule.

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By - 9/14/14 - 11:09 am
Lion taken down from Boston's Old State House

The Bostonian Society took down the lion and the unicorn from the Old State House today for renovations. Jocelyn was there to watch them cage the lion, no doubt to make sure he didn't escape and try to re-assert his royal authority over the colony.

By - 8/30/14 - 10:49 am

Boston Magazine reports the Bostonian Society is taking down the two symbols of British rule from the Old State House for repair.

By - 3/9/14 - 8:41 am
Wary Redcoat in Boston

Arturo Gossage attended the recreation of the Boston Massacre outside the Old State House last night.

Boston Massacre Historical Society.

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By - 11/15/13 - 12:59 pm
Keytar playing bear

Keytar Bear has been making the rounds of downtown and Back Bay T stops, but he came above ground today to play and mug for the camera by the Old State House, where Jocelyn snapped his photo.

By - 7/4/13 - 11:20 am

July Fourth confetti

Kim was among the crowd showered with confetti after the commander of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company finished reading the Declaration of Independence at the Old State House this morning.... Read more

By - 3/2/13 - 10:05 pm

Boston Massacre reenactment

Lalunkee took in the Boston Massacre reenactment in front of the Old State House this evening.

More photos.

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By - 1/2/13 - 6:22 pm

Boarded up

A concerned citizen complains about some boarded up windows at the Old State House:

This building is visited and photographed by 100s of tourists every month, we should fix asap, reflects badly on boston.

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By - 6/3/12 - 6:58 pm

Rule Britannia

It was all smiles outside the Old State House today as the British consulate threw a little street party to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's ascension to the throne. Grenadiers milled about but didn't try to retake the former seat of the provincial government, instead spending most... Read more

By - 5/6/12 - 9:28 pm

Alert New England reports somebody was stabbed in the throat by the Old State House entrance to the State Street T stop around 9 p.m. The T shut down the station to let police investigate the incident.

Christopher Baer tweeted not long after:

I saw a man holding a cloth to his throat getting into an ambulance outside State St. T station a

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By - 3/10/12 - 8:48 am

It's the annual reenactment of the Boston Massacre, tonight at 7 at the Old State House.

By - 8/5/11 - 1:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting a resident of America's Hometown on charges he kicked in a basement window at the Old State House yesterday.

John O'Neil, 33, of Plymouth, was charged with willful and malicious destruction of property after a cop working a detail at Devonshire and State watched him walk up to the Old State House and kick in the window, police say.

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By - 7/4/10 - 11:56 pm

Old State House on July Fourth

Faegirl attended the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence by the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts at the Old State House this morning.

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