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Built during the 18th century, Fort Warren is a great historic landmark that is located in the heart of Georges Island. This historic site was named after the revolutionary fighter by the name of Dr. Joseph Warren who was killed in the battle of Bunker Hill. The fort today is managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and is open for tours from early – mid may through Columbus day weekend. You can tour around the fort by yourself or simply ask for a guide. There are several places to see within the fort area. There are several exhibits, rifles, guns that were used during various battles and the world war.
Located in Lynn, Massachusetts, the Grand Army of the Republic Hall (also popularly known as the Grand Army Museum) is a famous tourist attraction for travelers coming from all over the US and abroad. This historic hall was built in 1885, as a memorial for the American Civil War Veterans, by the soldiers and workers of the Grand Army of the Republic. Post its induction into the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, the hall was converted into the Grand Army of the Republic Museum.
The Parker Tavern is a great historic landmark in the city of Reading. Built during the seventeenth century, this residence is served as a historic site that provides detailed information on the history of the Reading city. This landmark is open from May to October only on Sundays. Since this site served as a Tavern during the mid seventeenth century, it came to be known as Parker Tavern. Parker Tavern is also listed in the National Register of Historic places for being a fantastic old structure.
Built in 1681 by Joseph Penniman for his family, the House famously known as the Johns Adams Birthplace served as the residential quarters of the Penniman Family till the early 1700s. John Adams' father, Deacon John Adams bought the house and surrounding property in 1720. John Adams, who served as the second President of the United States, was born in this humble cottage on October 30, 1735. Located within the Adams National Historic Park in Quincy, this house is an important heritage structure and witnesses thousands of tourists every year.
A historic 2-1/2 story salt-box house, located in Bedford, the Job Lane House is maintained and run by the Bedford Historic Preservation Community. Part of Bedford's rich cultural heritage and colonial past, the house was built in 1713 by Job Lane, an early Bedford settler. This wood-frame heritage home features a side-gable roof, stone foundation and clapboard siding. The interiors, furnitures and architecture of the house has been aesthetically retained with guides offering tours in colonial dresses to give you the look and feel of the 1700s. There is also a gift shop selling popular memorabilia and souvenirs that pay tribute to the house's colonial heritage.