Looking southwest from the Prudential tower, you can just locate the gingerbread tower that marks Fort Hill. If you squint, ... More
Looking southwest from the Prudential tower, you can just locate the gingerbread tower that marks Fort Hill. If you squint, you can almost make out Rapunzel's golden locks, but Highland Park is even more idyllic up close. The park is often deserted and offers a nice view of Boston at sunset. One end of the park provides rocks for young kids to climb and plaques offer a bit of a history lesson as well. The original 'Fort Hill' was simply a hill with some earthworks, and was used in the Revolutionary War. Years later, a water tower was built on the hill.
Steeped in history, this is one of Boston's most beautiful neighborhoods. Always the home of statesmen, artists and intellectuals, "The
Hill" is also the site of the State House, which is at the beginning of the Freedom Trail. Cafes ...
This landmark, located in Faneuil Hall Marketplace, is the place to go for traditional New England fare. Pot roast, prime
rib and Indian pudding (a delicious concoction made from molasses and cornmeal and topped with a dollop of vanilla ...
Hidden in the back streets of the North End is the second oldest burial ground in Boston called the Copp's
Hill Burial Ground. The well manicured grounds hold the earthly remains of some famous Bostonian residents, including the Puritanical ...