From there we went to the Old North Church where the lantern was hung as a signal to spread the word quickly that the British troops were coming. You may remember this verse from the poem, Paul Revere's Ride, "One if by land, and two if by sea."
We also drove to Cambridge to check out Harvard University. This is how the smarties of Harvard spent that Sunday afternoon. My mom had to join them for a picture. haha. She really could have attended an Ivy League school if she wanted to but she went to Mizzou (University of Missouri). In the search for a bathroom at Harvard we came across this giant magnifined glass (by the way this word is not in the dictionary...it's supposed to be magnifying glass but I always thought it was magnifined...right?) Obviously I wouldn't qualify for Harvard for not knowing the correct spelling/pronunciation of this word. Anyway, this thing is filled with water and pretty awesome.
At the end of the day we checked out the USS Constituation, which was built at the order of George Washington in 1797. The ship was also nicknamed "Old Ironsides" during the War of 1812.