Warren Tavern, Boston

Warren Tavern, Boston

Eliphalet Newell, a staunch advocate for the revolutionary cause and purported participant in the Boston Tea Party, decided to honor his close friend General Joseph Warren after the conclusion of the War for Independence. Warren, despite his demise in the Battle of Bunker Hill, had played an active role in the Sons of Liberty and had garnered great respect as a leader of the Revolution. In fact, a British commander once labeled him as 'the greatest incendiary in North America.'

As a result, the Warren Tavern, which opened its doors in 1780, swiftly emerged as a favored gathering spot, particularly for admirers of General Warren. Over time, notable figures such as Paul Revere became regular patrons, and even George Washington made a visit during his stays in the city. Today, locals still relish coming here to enjoy a few pints and engage in discussions, perhaps not of the magnitude of nation-building debates but still significant.

Drop by for a pint, indulge in some tasty snacks, and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of old Boston. The establishment's dark wood furnishings, welcoming bartenders, and affordable menu continue to draw a diverse crowd, including both residents and tourists.

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Sight Name: Warren Tavern
Sight Location: Boston, USA (See walking tours in Boston)
Sight Type: Food/Drink
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