Future Home of Paul Revere House Education and Visitor Center
The 1835 Building Before Construction
A New Education and Visitor Center
One hundred years after opening to the public on April 18, 1908, we will dramatically improve the visitor experience by converting this 1835 building that stands directly behind our property into an Education and Visitor Center. The facility will include youth and family program space, restrooms, museum shop, midnight ride exhibit and displays. It will also include an elevator offering full handicapped access to all floors as well as to the second floor of the Paul Revere House for the very first time.
In order to keep to our construction schedule we must raise at least $500,000 in 2013. Several naming opportunities remain so there is still time to honor your family or a loved one in this important facility.
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Here's How You Can Help
We hope that you will assist us as we work to secure this national landmark for future generations. Our current goal is to complete our campaign and open our new facility in 2014.
We must raise 4 million dollars to accomplish our dream!
We welcome contributions of all sizes - from the dollar donated by an interested child to a more significant grant from an individual, major corporation or national foundation. Some of our needs include:
- To transform the building into an Education and Visitor Center, improve access and landscape - $3,500,000
- To create an education and preservation endowment - $200,000
- To perform critical repairs to the Paul Revere House, ca. 1680 and the Hichborn House, ca. 1711 - $300,000
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Archaeological excavation reveals early cobble paving and possible cistern