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By adamg - 7/3/18 - 12:07 pm

The National Park Service has just canceled its afternoon Freedom Trail tours:

Please join us in the air conditioned Great Hall of Faneuil Hall for talks every 1/2 hour until 4:30. Stay cool!

By adamg - 8/21/17 - 9:01 pm
Freedom Trail in the North End

Julia Murphy saw this at Prince Street where Commercial turns into Causeway in the North End and basically thought: "Uhhh."

By adamg - 7/15/14 - 9:56 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on an innovative city program: Cut down dead trees on Hanover Street, wait a few months, then remove the stumps and replace them with traffic cones:

Of course, the cone gets toppled, perhaps by someone tripping in the hole. This “sidewalk pothole” has existed for so many months it will soon gain historic protection status.

By adamg - 9/5/10 - 6:17 pm

Oh, sure, there's plenty to see, but as Matt Conti explains, there's no place to go.

Ed. note: There's always the pay toilet by the bocce courts, but, granted, that's on the other side of Copp's Hill Burying Ground from the Freedom Trail.

By adamg - 10/22/09 - 8:37 pm

NorthEndWaterfront.com posts a photo of a toilet that's been sitting on the Freedom Trail on Hull Street near Old North Church since Tuesday, along with a note from the disgusted photographer:

... Why the stewards of the historic shrine or any of the commercial and residential abutters have not taken action to remove the plumbing fixture is a graphic commentary on what they really think about the neighborhood.

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