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Listing No. 9150

c. 1680 Colonial
Boston, MA



The Paul Revere House

Paul Revere owned the home from 1770 to 1800, although he and his family may not have lived here in some periods in the 1780s and 1790s. After Revere sold the home in 1800, it soon became a tenement, and the ground floor was remodeled for use as shops, including at various times a candy store, cigar factory, bank and vegetable and fruit business. In 1902, Paul Revere's great-grandson, John P. Reynolds Jr. purchased the building to ensure that it would not be demolished. Over the next few years, money was raised, and the Paul Revere Memorial Association formed to preserve and renovate the building. In April 1908, the Paul Revere House opened its doors to the public as one of the earliest historic house museums in the U.S. The Association still oversees the preservation and day-to-day operations of this national treasure.

Contact Information:

Phone: (617) 523-2338

www.paulreverehouse.org/index.html

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