Paul Revere House

paul-revere-housePAUL REVERE HOUSE – SOUTH BOSTON

During the American Revolution, the Paul Revere House was the colonial home of America’s patriot Paul Revere. The Revere house is operated by the Paul Revere Memorial Association as a nonprofit museum. The museum is located in Boston, Massachusetts at 19 N Square, Boston, MA 02113, USA. The museum building is a three story house, with a remarkable crafty structure. The structure was built in 1680; Paul Revere had ownership of this land from 1770 up till 1800. It stands firm as the oldest house in downtown Boston. Later in the middle of the 18th century, the house underwent two major renovations.

This historic house is a National Historic Landmark and was added to U.S National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966. It was designated as U.S National Historic Landmark on January 20, 1961.
A 3500 square foot visitor & education center is connected to the house by an elevated walkway which was opened by the Paul Revere Memorial Association in December 2016. Touring of the house begins and ends precisely at 9:30 am – 5:15 pm and has an attached fee to it. It is a brilliant example of 17th-century urban architecture and is also the only home on the freedom trail. Paul Revere began the famous “midnight ride” here. This spot is a majority of peoples favorite on the freedom trail and is quite easy to locate. Once you bypass the entrance, you experience what life felt like in 17th century Boston.

The Structure and interior of the house are well maintained, neat and organized. The staffs are accommodating and will help you with information on the locations of the house when touring. The tour can take up to 1-1.5 hours to walk through the house and read through the museum. The house is the oldest wooden structure in Boston. It is a historic room which houses artifacts, memorable relics from Revere’s era including his family furniture and documents. Its exhibits include beautiful silver made in Revere’s shop. The house is entirely furnished with artifacts. This house is a tremendously crucial colonial artifact.

 

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