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Famous for its wonderful display of 17th century history and art, Blackstone Block Historic District is a place which reminds you, of all that is gone and which will be cherished. The cobbled street and the rustic surroundings are just a few of the alluring features. There are quite a few places you can visit like the Union Oyster House—a must for all seafood aficionados and the Union Oyster House Tavern—one of the oldest establishments famous for quenching anyone's thirst for food, drink or good music. These are just two of the gems, from the multitude found at this treasure trove of dining sites. Visit this Historic District and you will surely be transported to an era of beauty and elegance.
Union Park, is in the heart of South End in Boston. This entire neighborhood has a very distinct Victorian look. Almost all the homes were built during the 1860s and have iron fences, and grassy fronts. Individual and row brick houses create a symmetry and look that is unbelievable. The South End Historical Society is a group of citizens that are working towards preserving the unique look of Union Park.
With its collection of photographs and artifacts, this museum celebrates the life and deeds of African-American leader and abolitionist, Harriet Tubman. A figure from the famous slave-liberating Underground Railroad, Tubman was born into slavery but escaped to Boston in 1849. Nicknamed the "Black Moses," she personally helped over 300 people escape from slavery. Admission is free.
Cyclorama, at the Boston Center For The Arts is a great place to host an event or a conference. The place has been the venue for several trade shows, business conferences, seminars and weddings. This 875 seater center is a visual treat, with its exquisite Victorian interiors and decor that add up to the classy ambience. A historical venue in the truest sense, it is a must-visit for those on a trip to Boston.
Christian Science Center is a unique and revolutionary idea to promote Christianity, by giving it a premise of science. The center is a part of 'The Mother Church' which has about 2000 such science centers around the world. Though the center holds services like all regular churches, the sermons and hymns read out, deal with science and healing. The preachers give their experiences of how Christian Science has healed and cured them.