230 Years Later: The Boston Tea Party Revisited

THU, DEC 11, 2003 (45:15)

Local historian, author and tour guide Charlie Bahne takes us back to 1773 when the talk of the town was tea. Learn about the actual value of tea not only in monetary ways, but the importance tea played in everyday civilians lives. On the 230th anniversary of the famous event, Mr. Bahne explore these topics and more in the building that served as the dramatic backdrop of the infamous Boston Tea Party meeting.

+ BIO: Charles Bahne

Charles Bahne is a historian living in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the author of The Complete Guide to Boston's Freedom Trail. Bahne regularly teaches Elderhostel programs about Boston's role in the early years of the American Revolution.

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