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Faneuil Hall, Boston
Faneuil Hall, Boston
Resource Typeimage
TitleFaneuil Hall, Boston
Coverage / Year1742 to Present
DescriptionOne of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting hall.
InterpretationFaneuil Hall was built in 1742 by Peter Faneuil, a merchant, who gave it to the town. It has been used as an open forum and marketplace for over two hundred years. This was the place where Bostonians gathered to protest the taxes imposed by the British prior to the American Revolution.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican Communities in History; English Colonies; Governing Ourselves; Revolutionary War
Learning Standards14 Political Systems; 15 Economics; 16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social Systems
Author or CreatorIllinois Heritage Association
Subject / KeywordsAmerican Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource IdentifierIHA00207
CONTENTdm file name82856202122002_iha00173.jpg
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