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Mutiny on the Rising Sun: Slavery, Smuggling, and Chocolate
Digital Speaker Series at Old North Continues Wednesday, Nov. 3
On the night of June 1, 1743, terror struck the schooner Rising Sun. After completing a routine smuggling voyage where enslaved Africans were sold in exchange for chocolate, sugar, and coffee in the Dutch colony of Suriname, the ship traveled eastward along the South American coast where four members of the crew were murdered and the ship was seized. On Wednesday, Nov. 3, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Old North Church & Historic Site will host historian Jared Ross Hardesty who will discuss Old NorthView more
193 Salem Street, Boston, MA 02113
There are only five metered visitor parking spots in the vicinity of the Old North Church & Historic Site, which are almost always full. We recommend you park at a nearby lot or garage, such as the parking lot at the corner of Hull and Commercial Streets or in the North End Garage, located at 600 Commercial Street. For more information on parking locations near the North End, please visit NorthEndBoston.com/park.