Boston Ghosts & Gravestones
Day Tour - from £36
Join other apprentice grave diggers on an adventure through the darker side of Boston. A scary, fun and informative fright seeing experience that is truly one of a kind.
- A fun and unique tour of Boston’s darker side
- 5 hour trolley tour with informative commentary
- Visit many of Boston’s historic sights
Hear about Boston’s most sinister characters, from the Angel of Death to the king of all killers, the Boston Strangler. Learn about all the haunts that call the ‘Hub’ their home. But that’s not all! Step inside two of the oldest burying grounds in Boston proper for a walking tour you will never forget. Learn the significance of much of the imagery found in these 17th century burial grounds and the famous and not so famous (but even more interesting) occupants therein.
Visit the Copp’s Hill Burying Ground in the North End, nestled atop the tallest point in one of Boston’s oldest historic districts. Here you will visit the final resting place of Cotton Mather, a man famous for his ‘intimate’ involvement with the Salem Witch Trials. Then to the Granary Burying Ground where you will visit the final resting places of many of the most famous heroes of the American Revolution including John Hancock, Paul Revere and Samuel Adams.
Departs from: Old Town Trolley stop #1, at the end of the Marriott Long wharf Hotel at 200 Atlantic Ave.
Approximate time: Departs Thursday to Sunday at 19:00 and 21:00, 1st April to 21st May, and nightly at 19:00 and 21:00, 25th May to 31st October.
Duration: 1.5 hours