The National Parks of Boston released a statement today announcing the resumption of operations and activities at Boston National Historical Park, Boston African American National Historic Site and the Boston Harbor Islands State and National Park.
“Limited operations begin on January 26 and 27, 2019 (and) It is expected that the parks will be running on their regular winter schedule the week of January 28, 2019,” according to the statement, which urges patrons to check the respective web sites for further details.
National Parks of Boston General Superintendent Michael Creasey said, “the generosity from the Boston community and the many partners that supported the National Parks of Boston during the lapse in Federal appropriations has been incredible and very much appreciated. So many people offered all types of support to park staff and their families during the period of the government shutdown, we are most grateful.”
“The nearly 100 National Park employees are happy to be back at work, serving the American people and welcoming visitors to their national parks,” the statement added.
About the National Parks of Boston
This unique collaboration of government owned and privately owned and operated historic sites is associated with the colonial struggle for independence and the birth and growth of the United States. These nationally significant landscapes and buildings include the Boston Harbor Islands, African Meeting House and the Black History Trail, the Freedom Trail sites including: Old South Meeting House, Old State House, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Paul Revere House, Bunker Hill Monument, Bunker Hill Museum, Dorchester Heights Monument, and the Charlestown Navy Yard, including USS Constitution, the USS Constitution Museum, and USS Cassin Young.