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Monday, February 28, 2011

Boston Massacre Reenactment Taking Place on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Old State House

The Bostonian Society is commemorating the 241st anniversary of the Boston Massacre this Saturday, March 5, 2011 with a series of lectures, programs and a re-enactment.

Click for a list of scheduled events.

Irish sailor Patrick Carr was one of the five victims in the Massacre, according to Irish Boston: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past.   Carr and the other victims are buried at the Old Granary Burying Grounds on Tremont Street, which is listed on the Boston Irish Heritage Trail.

For year round information on the Irish community in Boston, including pubs, gift shops, festivals, parades, concerts and cultural activities,  visit

For visitor information, go to MassVacation or BostonUSA.