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A stop on the Freedom Trail, this 1809 church is noted for its 200-foot steeple.
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One Park Street, Boston, MA 02108-4899
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In its pre-church "life," it was a Granary (like, as in a place to put grain). It bordered the "Granary Burial Ground" which is still there today, as a piece of our American history, as well as the final resting place (more or less, who...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On the Freedom Trail you will pass by the Park Street Church. It is free to enter but I think they accept donations as you would expect. It is a simple design but worth going inside. Some of the pews are interesting as they appear...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Park Street Church is locates at the east junction of the Boston Common. It was the tallest building in the United States from 1810 to 1828. For much of the early 19th century, it was the first landmark travelers saw when approaching Boston.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 14 September 2019

I'm very impressed by the detail made in restoring the churches and historical buildings in the Boston area.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 879beths
Reviewed 29 August 2019

Located on Boston's Freedom Trail, across from Boston Common is perched this beautiful traditional New England church built in 1809 by architect Peter Banner. Inspired by a church in London designed by famed architect Christopher Wren, its 217 foot steeple at one time was the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KimGTravels
Reviewed 19 August 2019

Park Street Church played an important part of early American History with many notable happenings and meetings. We were there on a Sunday morning and could tour between services, since it is still an active church.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

My daughter got married in this historic church. Location across from Boston Common, on historic trail, in the heart of old Boston. Staff were incredibly helpful, sanctuary is simply beautiful, and everything was classically elegant. Second floor location for sanctuary is iconic. A very holy...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 9 July 2019

Before visiting I enjoyed reading about the church's beginnings during colonial times, but reading about the important part this church and its leaders continued to play, especially during the 20th century was amazing. The staff was friendly and very willing to answer questions. We respect...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 30 June 2019

right in a corner of Boston common park is this famous church of 1809, full of history. Closed on May.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 January 2019

While walking across Boston common we spotted the 217 ft. steeple of Park Street Church, designed by Peter Banner in 1809 and modeled after the English architect Sir Christopher Wrens St. Bride’s Church in London. It was the tallest building in the United States until...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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