The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum and Revolution 250 will partner with the community of Cambridge, MA to place a commemorative grave marker at the grave of John Hicks, recognizing him as a participant in the event known as the Boston Tea Party on December 16, 1773.
The ceremony will take place on Friday October 6th at 11:00am at the Old Burying Ground in Cambridge, MA.
The ceremony will begin promptly at 11:00am at the memorial stone for John Hicks in Old Burying Ground, Cambride. The event will feature remarks by community officials, the Cambridge Historical Commission, representatives from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Revolution 250, and a descendant of John Hicks.
The Old Burying Ground is located in Harvard Square at Massachusetts Avenue and Garden Street.
This outdoor free public event is part of a nationwide collaborative effort to place commemorative markers at the graves of known Boston Tea Party Participants in anticipation of the upcoming 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party in 2023.