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“Pic of the Week”, October 27, 2017: Two Churches in Boston

03 Trinity Church

By American standards Boston is an old city, although compared to those in Europe and Asia it’s still a juvenile community.  Boston is a great city to explore on foot, with a lot of famous historic sites.

During my wanderings on my last visit I came across two old churches only a few blocks apart.  The more interesting of these is Trinity Church, an Episcopalian church on Copley Square across from the Boston Library, and a National Historic Landmark building.  It was constructed in the mid-19th century as the 3rd church home of the parish and is renowned for it’s architecture and art.  Select tours of the site are available.  

Old South Church’s present building was completed in 1873.  It is also a National Historic Landmark building and is known for it’s tower.

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2 Responses to “Pic of the Week”, October 27, 2017: Two Churches in Boston

  1. Maxine says:

    How beautiful! Boston is near the top of our bucket list as we love American History. Thank you for sharing!

    • DrFumblefinger says:

      Thanks for your comment, Maxine! Boston is one of our most history-rich cities and so much fun to explore, especially on a nice day. Be sure to wear your walking shoes!

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