Historic Boston Freedom Trail and Lunch

NIU at Boston College Pregame Reception

Friday, Sept. 1

Join us and your fellow Huskies for a walking tour of the historic Boston Freedom Trail, followed by lunch at Ned Devine's on Friday, Sept. 1. 

The Freedom Trail tour highlights the diverse history that took place at 11 of the 16 official Freedom Trail historic sites, featuring Boston Common, Massachusetts State House, Park Street Church, Granary Burying Ground, King's Chapel & King's Chapel Burying Ground, Boston Latin School site/Benjamin Franklin statue, Old Corner Bookstore, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Boston Massacre site, and Faneuil Hall. Experience stories of the American Revolution, as well as the history of traditionally underrepresented peoples spanning from the 16th–21st centuries.

Following our last stop at Faneuil Hall, stick around and join us for lunch at Ned Devine’s. All registered guests will enjoy a private guided walking tour of the Freedom Trail ending with lunch and a complimentary drink.

Don't forget to register for our pregame reception before the NIU and Boston College football game on Saturday, Sept. 2! 

For more information or questions, please contact Assistant Director of NIU Foundation and Alumni Events Malerie Schumaker at mschumaker@niu.edu or 815-753-5088. All sales are final. There are no refunds.

Event Information

Cost: $35

Schedule for the day:
10-10:30 a.m. - Group check-in at Boston Common Visitor Information Center
10:30 a.m.-Noon - Freedom Trail Tour
Noon-2 p.m. - Lunch at Ned Devine's

Freedom Trail Tour begins at:


10:00AM - 2:00PM Fri 1 Sep 2023, Eastern timezone


Boston Common Visitor Information Center
139 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111

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Following the Freedom Trail Tour, we will enjoy lunch at Ned Devine's located in Faneuil Hall.
Ned Devine's
1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Boston, MA 02109

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