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Historical Boston: The Record Breaker

Learn about Boston’s rich history and its standing in the U.S history of being “first in the nation” to build and enact many things. You’ll see the architecturally beautiful Public Library, historic State House, lush Boston Common, and many more iconic firsts.

Are you ready for an adventure in Boston?

Please note that this game ends in a different place than it starts.
Starting point: Boston Public Library: Boylston St @ Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116, USA.
Ending point: Union Oyster House:  41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108, USA.
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  • Don’t enter the places, not part of the experience
  • Kids under 12 should be guided by their parents
  • Game ends in another place than it starts
  • Cross the street carefully

Places you will visit


It will take you

65-95 mins

You will walk

5250 steps

Total distance

4 km


  • See the first and architecturally beautiful Boston Public Library

  • Learn about the first state constitution in the United States

  • Discover where Alexander Graham Bell first used the telephone


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You’re a professional record setter who aims to be the first in everything you do, but how do you become the first at everything? Simple.

You race to be the first person to visit every first in a country, a feat you can only accomplish in one place—Boston.

But time is of the essence because others want the record too! So now you must race to solve clues and be the fastest to find Boston’s firsts and explore its history in order to get the World Record win. And you start…now. Ready, set, race!

Game route

Starting point Boston Public Library
201-227 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA 02116, USA
Finish point Union Oyster House
41 Union St, Boston, MA 02108, USA



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Hana Shahin

Apr 2022

Christel Irick

Dec 2021
fun, the alexander graham bell statue us not there at the moment.

Bridget Murphy

Dec 2021

jake keady

Dec 2021

Olivia Keady

Dec 2021


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