A large painting hangs in Senate Room 128, a Senate Appropriations Committee conference room, depicting the Boston Massacre, which occurred on this date in 1770 Crispus Attucks, an escaped slave, serves as the central figure in the. BOSTON John Adams Leventhal Map Center Even though The Stamp Act of 1765 had been repealed years earlier, ill will remained between colonists and British troops On the night of March 5, 1770, a young barbers apprentice shouted. Peterson suggests renaming the hall in honor of Crispus Attucks, a man of black and Native American heritage who was considered the first martyr of the American Revolution when he was killed not far from the hall in the Boston Massacre. The Boston Common and the Public Garden bustle with activity during any season Honoring the victims of the 1770 Boston Massacre, this monument features a statue of the Spirit of the Revolution holding a broken chain and crushing. On March 5, 1770, one of the key events of the American Revolution took place in Boston the Boston Massacre While the city will commemorate the its 247th anniversary this weekend, here are 10 facts about what Patriot Paul Revere. A compact map obtainable at the City Hall Information The Revolution, an exhibition on the theme of 18thcentury Boston, invites visitors to review and then vote on issues and events of the 1770spatriot? Tory? uncommitted?. was an administrative building in colonial times and a focal point of patriotic fervor British soldiers gunned down five protesters outside the building in 1770, an event that became known as the Boston Massacre. The colored map above dates to 1770, when most of Manhattan was covered with farms Across the river, Greenpoint, Brooklyn was mostly forests and meadows 1836 One of the more interesting maps, this image shows a stark. The Boston Massacre took place just outside the building in 1770 In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read to Bostonians from the balcony After the war of independence, the building served as the first seat of Massachusetts. Now that 1770 melee famously known as the Boston Massacre, and a turning point in the violent break from British tyranny has inspired a new stage play "Blood on the Snow" will be performed in May in the very same room where.