"The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor", lithograph depicting the 1773 Boston Tea Party Some colonist diguised themselves as Native Americans. (1846) Nathaniel Currier

The Daily Meal: As they have for 239 years, Bostonians are once again reenacting the Boston Tea Party, the iconic protest that sparked the American Revolution, on December 16 this year.

The events of December 16, 1773, are brought to life by actors from across New England who dramatize the evening in 3 parts, beginning with a colonial meeting at the Old South Meeting House, then a march to Boston Harbor, and culminating with destruction of tea in Boston Harbor.

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