Top historic sites to visit in the US

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Visit to historical places refreshes your body and mind.It allows you to enhance knowledge about historical events that shaped our world. There are several historic sites in the US having paramount importance in the history of world’s greatest nations. We tell you about top historic sites, you should not miss when on a trip to the US.

Where to stay?

If you plan your trip around historical sites, Bostoncity should be first onthe list. Despite the modern architectureand skyscrapers, the city has still preserved several colonial sites that are worth visiting.If you are planning to stay in Boston, Downtown is the place to stay. You can find several  traveler hotels in onlinebut make sure you  to find Traveler reviews online.

Paul Revere House

Paul Revere House

Built in 1680, this is the oldest building in Boston.The Paul Revere House is home to several ancient artifacts; some of the items were partof daily living during colonial rule. Though not in best condition,the Paul Revere House has stood well the test of time and around 80-90% of the structure is original. The house gives you sense of colonial living.

Freedom Trail

Freedom Trail

The Freedom Trail is a 2.5 mile long path that takes you to 16 historic locations that have importance in the US history. The trail is marked by brick that makes it easy to follow. On the route, you will find oldest graveyards, notable buildings, historical churches and a historical naval frigate. Admission to most of the historic sites on the trail is free, though you might be required to pay admission fees at some places.One of the importanthistoric places on the Freedom Trail is Granary burial ground, which is known as finalresting place for many famous personalities like parents of Benjamin Franklin and Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, John Hancock, John Adams and many more.

Harvard University

Harvard University

Harvard University is theMecca of education for scholars. This oldest university of the US was founded in 1636. Don’t forget to take a historic tour of the campus.There are several historic sites on the campus that includes University Hall, Widener Library, Fogg Museum Memorial Church, and the John Harvard Statue.

Plimoth Plantation

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The Plimoth Plantation is a living museum that showcases life in 17th century. Here you can see what day to day life was for pilgrims when they met Native Americans. When you visit this place, you will feel you have traveled back in time and living with those great people who settled America. Here you can see life of the first settlers in the North American continent.

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