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The Humble Petitioner: Fighting for Rights in 18th Century Massachusetts

Presented by Revolutionary Spaces at Old State House, Boston MA

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The Humble Petitioner: Fighting for Rights in 18th Century Massachusetts

Visit Revolutionary Spaces’ newest exhibit at the Old State House, The Humble Petitioner: Fighting for Rights in 18th Century Massachusetts.

In Colonial America, those without the right to vote were forced to pursue other avenues to have their voices heard. While protests and even riots were common, many used the universal right to petition in order to reach legal solutions to the problems they faced.

Explore the power of petitions in Old State House’s Council Chamber–the very room where colonial and early state governments considered these and many other petitions from working men, women, enslaved people, and Native tribes to ... view more »

ADMISSION INFO

Admission to this exhibit is included with museum entry. Tickets include access to both the Old State House and Old South Meeting House. Click here to purchase tickets.

Adults $15, Seniors (65+) $14, Students $14, Children (12 and under), $8 Members FREE

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LOCATION

Old State House

206 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02109

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: No
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: No

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