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A Cold Sam Adams

Boston's Freedom Trail
August 9, 2014

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One of the Rangers at the Granary Burying Ground pointed to the Beantown Pub, which sits across Tremont street from Samuel Adams' grave. The ranger told us it's the only place you can sit and enjoy a cold Sam Adams and look out across the street to see -- wait for it -- a cold Sam Adams.

                 

On Emmy's birthday, I headed out onto Boston's Freedom Trail, sending her birthday greetings from the statues I met along the way ...

 

Started in Copley Square and walked to Boston Public Garden and the Common ...

   

 

... then on to the Granary Burying Ground, State House and Union Street...

   

 

... past Fanueil Hall, through a street market and into the North End...

 

 

... stopped in at the Old North Church (and the cafe across the street to charge the iPhone...

 

 

... and on up the hill to Copps Cemetary, from where the Redcoats bombarded the rebels trying to fortify and hold Breed's Hill...

 

 

... then across the Charles River to catch the USS Constitution before closing ...

 

... and on through Charlestown and up Breed's Hill to sit and reflect on the monument to Bunker Hill as the sun set.