Boston Civil War Tours

Chinatown - Leather District

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Tour highlights locations where abolitionists spoke, demanded fugitive slaves be freed, and united to save the Union

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Promotional value expires Jun 29, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Must use promotional value in one visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $6 for a 90-minute Boston Civil War or Beacon Hill Civil War tour for one ($12 value)
  • $10 for a 90-minute Boston Civil War or Beacon Hill Civil War tour for two ($24 value)
  • $20 for a 90-minute Boston Civil War or Beacon Hill Civil War tour for four ($48 value)

Led by a knowledgeable tour guide, guests visit historically significant Civil War locales, including Court Square—a holding place for fugitive slaves—and the Parker House Hotel, where John Wilkes Booth stayed days before the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. The Beacon Hill tour visits the homes of prominent abolitionists, such as Louisa May Alcott and Julia Ward Howe (the writer of Battle Hymn of the Republic), as well as homes and churches of the underground railroad.

Tours run on weekends, April 5th through June 29th, as well as on weekdays for Patriots Day and Memorial Day. Check the schedule for available dates. Admission is free for children 14 and younger.

Boston Civil War Tours

Bastions of the abolitionist movement, Boston and its progressive citizens helped motivate activists across the nation to stand against slavery, thus fanning a flame that contributed to the Civil War. During a 90-minute Boston Civil War tour, groups walk among historically significant sites where figureheads such as Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison publicly asserted their outrage and sought refuge from enraged mobs.

Customer Reviews

10 Ratings

Great tour, the guide was knowledgable about the civil war and Boston. It was a great walk too!
Holly M. · October 2, 2013
Ted was really knowledgeable and a great guide!
Whitney C. · May 11, 2013
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    Chinatown - Leather District

    149 Tremont St.

    Boston, MA 02111


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