The Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Revolution 250, the Historic Burying Grounds Initiative of Boston, and the City of Boston will place a special commemorative marker at the grave of Sameul Adams in the Granary Burying Ground on Tuesday November 28, 2023.
While Samuel Adams did not take part in the actual Destruction of the Tea onboard the vessels Dartmouth, Eleanor, and Bever on December 16, 1773, he was instrumental in the planning of the Boston Tea Party, took a major role in the Meetings of the Body of the people leading up to the event, and is often regared as the “Father of the American Revolution”. As such, he deserves special recognintion as the “Architect of the Boston Tea Party” and will be honored with a special commemorative marker at his gravesite.
This ceremony will conlcude a multi-year effort to place commemorative markers at the graves of known Boston Tea Party participants around the world in anticipation of the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. The event is free and open to the public.