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Revolution is Brewing: Immersive Roleplaying Game

A 90-minute immersive experience for students grade 8 and up developed in partnership with the award-winning education game designers Gigantic Mechanic.

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Members & Friends Game Night: Revolution is Brewing

NOV 10: Gather with Members & friends to explore a key moment in American history through a unique, interactive game.

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Who We Are Public History Like You’ve Never Seen it Before. Formed in January 2020 through a merger between the Bostonian Society and Old South Association, Revolutionary Spaces tells the interwoven stories of two of Boston’s most iconic sites-the Old State House and Old South Meeting House. Revolutionary Spaces brings people together to explore America’s […]

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Museum@Home: Gallery Talk

Activity 1: Collection Activity 2: Exhibit Activity 3 ✮ Share your exhibit ✮ Time needed: 20-45 minutes Materials needed: Your exhibit, people to share it with LEARN: What is a museum gallery talk? In the second activity, you created an exhibit using your collection or objects in your house to tell a story or share […]

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Museum@Home: Collection

Revolutionary Spaces presents: Museum@Home Three fun activities for anyone to create their very own museum at home. In celebration of Museum Week 2020, Revolutionary Spaces invites you to learn about the collections, exhibits, and gallery talks at our two historic sites and to create your very own museum at home. These three activities can be […]

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How the 18th Century (Actually) Responded to Illness

This post is written in response to “How the 18th Century Responded to Illness Before Netflix and Zoom,” published on April 6, 2020. Last week, we published a blog post describing how six prominent 18th-century Bostonians lived and dealt with illness in their lives. This piece drew on previous research for the “character cards” we […]

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Fighting for Equity

In Boston, Attucks’s legacy became a powerful tool for Black leaders facing white backlash against desegregation.

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Connection to Native Peoples

As a man of Native ancestry, Attucks would have had many reasons to resent both the colonists and the British.

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Patriot or Fool? Crispus Attucks and the Civil Rights Movement

As civil rights leaders argued for basic freedoms for African Americans as American citizens, Crispus Attucks became a symbol of the continuous contribution of blacks to the nation.  Many viewed his actions on that fateful day in March 1770 as a demonstration of the deep patriotism of blacks since the founding of this country, patriotism that African Americans still celebrate many years later.

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