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One April in Boston

Access the MP3 audio files for Ben’s children’s book One April in Boston and play individual chapters instantly on your Smartphone, iPad, or computer.

Paul Revere’s Ride

Access the MP3 audio file for Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” and read the full text of the poem.

The 54th Massachusetts

Access the MP3 audio file “Departure of the 54th Regiment” and read the story of the first black regiment recruited in the North during the Civil War.

Charles Dickens

Access the MP3 audio file for “Charles Dickens in Boston” and learn about his stay at the Parker House and performance at Tremont Temple.


The Midnight Ride Artwork Project

Our new marketing video featuring Cortney Skinner’s midnight ride art. See the full Paul Revere’s Ride video.

Virtual Field Trip Preview

A preview of our latest product, a Virtual Field Trip of Boston’s Freedom Trail for fifth graders.

One April in Boston

One April in Boston Book Trailer

A Real Hero

Finding Philip Edwards in France

Faneuil Hall

Faneuil Hall’s treasured grasshopper weather vane. Learn its history.

Historic Bells

Historic Paul Revere Bell (876 pounds, cast in 1801) finds a New Home at Old South Meeting House.

The largest bell ever made by Paul Revere (2,437 pounds, cast in 1816) rings at King’s Chapel.

The eight change ringing bells at the Old North Church, cast in 1744, are the oldest set in North America.

Time Capsule

The tale of Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, the State House cornerstone, and the oldest time capsule in America.

Ben Edwards, a relative of Paul Revere by marriage, joins Arise America to discuss the opening of a time capsule originally sealed by Paul Revere and Samuel Adams.

The Shaw Memorial

Segment on the Shaw Memorial from the PBS Documentary – Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture. The current restoration.

Colonel Shaw’s Sword

The sword that Colonel Robert Gould Shaw carried during the assault on Fort Wagner has been found.

Black Heritage Trail

Tour the Black Heritage Trail with a Boston African American National Historic Site ranger.

Lewis Hayden

Lewis Hayden and the Underground Railroad follows the story of Lewis Hayden’s escape to Massachusetts and the network of the Underground Railroad that spans the United States.

The North End

Learn about the North Square Stories Public Art Project. Ben’s blog post.

Bricco Panetteria in the North End (Phantom Gourmet)

Bricco Salumeria in the North End (Phantom Gourmet)