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Students Can Experience Boston's Revolutionary Spirit July 4th

Posted by Julie Leonhardt, Teacher and Student Travel Consultant on Jul 11, 2017 12:22:10 PM

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Considered the birthplace of America's independence, Boston celebrates the 4th of July in a grand style each year. The city's revolutionary history is a source of pride in these parts and there's no denying the feeling of patriotism that electrifies the city during the holiday.

 

If you've ever considered taking a student group on a historic tour, this is a week you don't want to miss.

 

In addition to educational sites, you need to catch the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular that takes place on Boston's Esplanade on the Charles River every July 3rd and July 4th.

 

The historic Hatch Shell features the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra as well as special guest performances and a fighter jet flyover. On the 4th, the performance features a finale like no other as the orchestra plays Tchaikovsky's explosive 1812 Overture, ending with drum rolls, cannon fire, and church bells ringing throughout the city before a spectacular fireworks display. 

 

Considering a historic East Coast Tour? Please be in touch or browse our School Trips to Boston

 

 

 

 

Topics: Curriculum standards and student travel

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