Lowell Lecture

Lowell Lecture Series presented by the Paul Revere Memorial Association at Old South Meeting House -- Liberty Teas and Nervous Collectors: The Townshend Acts in Boston

Date & Time

Sept. 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108
Driving Directions

Speaker(s)

Actors from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Presenting Organization

Paul Revere Memorial Association

Topics

History

Contact

Patrick M. Leehey (pat@paulreverehouse.org, 617-523-2338)

Liberty Teas and Nervous Collectors: The Townshend Acts in Boston From the emergence of "homegrown" industries in response to British taxes on imports, to harassment of officials by the Sons of Liberty, the Townshend Acts set the stage for tensions that would erupt in 1770 with the Boston Massacre. Learn how these new laws impacted 18th-century Bostonians' everyday life in an interactive, first-person presentation featuring costumed actors from The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museumâ„¢!