The Freedom Trail is a walking route that runs through the heart of Boston linking many of its historical sites. It encompasses sites from Colonial era, the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War and into the modern period.
About two and a half miles in length, the Freedom Trail runs from the heart of Boston and across the Charles River. Inasmuch as the historical sites do not lie in a straight line line, you have to zig zag somewhat.
In this feature, we shall look at some of the sites between the Boston Common and the Charles River.
Right: The Freedom Trail is marked by a red line in the pavement. In some places this line is painted on the sidewalk while in others it is brick set into the pavement.
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