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How did the Boston tea Party start?

About 1 year(s) ago by MediaConnect
How did the Boston tea Party start?

Discover the Intrigue Behind the Boston Tea Party

Whether you love American history or you’re about to book a trip to Boston, learning about what shaped this great city can be both educational and fun. Find out what made Bostonians decide to throw crates of tea into the Boston Harbor in the 1700s and add a little history and educational folly into your next trip.

Facts About the Boston Tea Party

Test your American history trivia with these fun historical facts: 
  • The Boston Tea party was a protest against the passing of the Tea Act by British Parliament
  • The Tea Act was meant to save the floundering East India Company
  • The Boston Tea Party occurred the night of December 16th, 1773
  • Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty tossed over 342 chests of tea into the harbor

What to Do in Boston

If you want to keep the (tea) party going, tour the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, open everyday from 10am to 5pm. The Boston Tea Party Museum offers: 
  • A chance to explore two fully restored tea ships
  • A fun-filled reenactment with the Sons & Daughters of Liberty
  • Realistic holographic reenactments to transport you to the 18th century
  • Rare historical artifacts within Robinson Tea Chest
  • Afternoon tea (without the Tea Act) at Abigail’s Tea Room & Terrace

Where to Stay & What To See

Learning about the Boston Tea Party is easy when you stay at the InterContinental Boston. A mix of history and modern luxury, our Boston waterfront hotel places you on the actual site where a late-night tea party ignited the American Revolution. Steps from our gleaming glass towers are many historic attractions, including Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market, Boston Tea Party Museum, and Freedom Trail.
Once you’re done soaking up the history, enjoy a handcrafted cocktail at our restaurant and bars, or relax in the steam room. Check out these hotel specials and packages and make a little history of your own on your next vacation.
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