Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Official Water/Ground Breaking for New Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum (to open 2012)
Message from the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum:
The Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum is beginning construction with the historic water/ground breaking for this new interpretive museum. On April 19th we will celebrate a new state of the art facility that will tell the story of the historical Boston Tea Party. The museum is scheduled to open Spring 2012.

“The Museum will include interactive exhibits, actors dressed in period clothing, a Tavern, and Tea Room, as well as a gift shop for guests to explore. The new Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum will feature three traditional tall ships, which will replicate the ships that took part in the original Boston Tea Party, the Beaver, the Dartmouth, and the Eleanor. Historic Master Shipwright Leon Poindexter is currently building the ships in Gloucester.

“To celebrate this monumental event the Press Conference includes Mayor Thomas Menino, a number of State and City officials, members of the business community and actors participating in the reenactment of the dumping of the tea.

“Where: Atlantic Wharf, Boston, at the Corner of Congress St. and Atlantic Ave.

“Who: Historic Tours of America®, through its subsidiary in Boston, is the owner of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Historic Tours of America®, Inc. is an entertainment company that provides historically oriented vacation experiences for guests through the operation of trolleys, street trains, high speed ferries, themed retail stores, festival marketplaces and other historic tourist attractions in Boston, Key West, San Diego, Savannah, St. Augustine and Washington, D.C.”
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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