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Relive Boston's "Crime of the Century"

Relive Boston's "Crime of the Century"

Duration:1 hour total
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have been in love with Boston history since I moved here in 1989. I am the author, co-author or editor of eight nonfiction books about Boston, including: The Crime of the Century: How the Brink's Robbers Stole Millions and the Hearts of Boston; Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston's Most Notorious Neighborhood and Drinking Boston: A History of the City and Its Spirits, …
Stephanie
Stephanie
Stephanie
Stephanie

What we’ll do

Boston's history is filled with twists and turns. One of my favorite tales is about the then largest robbery in U.S. history which happened in Boston in January of 1950. This "Crime of the Century" rocked the nation -- and the world-- and it wasn't solved until 1956 when one of the robbers ratted out the others. You can still see where it all started. So come with me as we retrace the steps of the…

What else you should know

Bring cameras and water, wear walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothes.

What to bring

Wear walking shoes, bring camera

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Where you'll be

We will meet at the corner of Prince Street and Commercial Street in the North End and begin our tour here. We will tour the crime scene (about four blocks total) then walk on Prince Street into the North End for a refreshing coffee and/or cannolli.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring cameras and water, wear walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothes.
Stephanie
history walk
Relive Boston's "Crime of the Century"
5 reviews
From $42/person
5 reviews
From $42/person