The #faneuil hall fact 😮 #boston #faneuilhall

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On January 18, 1761, a fire destroyed most of Faneuil Hall. It re-built with funds gained in part through a lottery authorized by the state. The building re-opened in March 14, 1763, with James Otis, Jr. delivering an address that dedicated the hall to the cause of liberty. That led to one of the building’s nicknames as the Cradle of Liberty.