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Charles Street Meeting House

Located in the heart of Boston, the Charles Street Meeting House is a historic building that has stood the test of time. First built in 1807, this meeting house served as a place of worship for various religious groups before becoming a center for community events and historic preservation.


Location

The Charles Street Meeting House is located at 70 Charles Street in the charming Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. It is easily accessible by public transportation, with several MBTA bus and subway stops within walking distance. If you prefer to drive, there are also parking garages nearby.

History and Significance

The Charles Street Meeting House was originally designed by renowned architect Asher Benjamin and built for the Third Baptist Church. However, it has also housed Unitarian and Universalist congregations, as well as a synagogue. The building also played a significant role in abolitionist movements, hosting speeches by prominent figures such as Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison.

Activity at Charles Street Meeting House

Visiting the Charles Street Meeting House is a must-do for history buffs and those interested in architecture. The building itself is a beautiful example of Federal-style architecture, with its iconic white columns and grand staircase.

Inside, you can take a self-guided tour to learn about the history of the building and its various uses over the years. There are also regular events and concerts held at the Meeting House, so be sure to check their calendar of events for a chance to experience this historic space in action.

Nearby Attractions

After visiting the Charles Street Meeting House, take some time to explore the charming Beacon Hill neighborhood. You can wander down picturesque streets lined with beautiful brownstones and boutique shops. Or, head over to the nearby Boston Public Garden for a stroll or picnic.




Planning Your Tour

For a unique and convenient way to experience the Charles Street Meeting House and other Boston landmarks, consider booking a tour with Boston Sightseeing's double-decker bus. With hop-on-hop-off stops throughout the city, you can customize your tour and take in the sights at your own pace.

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