Special Activities and Tours

Open to all registered attendees and registered spouse/guests.

Thursday, October 15

7 am-7:45 am

The Order of the Engineer Induction Ceremony

The Order of the Engineer was initiated to foster the spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering profession. The ceremony will have new inductees taking the Obligation of the Engineer oath with each then being presented with a stainless steel ring as a symbol of membership.

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9 am-12 noon

Boston Historical Tour

Cost: $60.00 per person.

Discover the charm of one of America's oldest and most historic cities.  Visit Beacon Hill, Boston Commons and many of the points of interest on the famed "Freedom Trail" including the Old State House, Paul Reveres Home and Old North Church.  

3 pm-6 pm

College of Fellows Boston Harbor Cruise - CURRENTLY SOLD OUT!

To be added to a waiting list for this cruise, please contact Daisy Nappier at dnappier@acec.org

Cost: $125.00 per person

Join the ACEC College of Fellows aboard an authentic two level paddle wheel boat with appetizers and beverages.  Space is limited so reserve your tickets fast.  Contact Daisy Nappier at dnappier@acec.org to purchase your tickets.

Friday, October 16

10:00 am-12:30 pm

Boston Tea Party Museum Tour and Reenactment 

Cost: $80.00 per person

A Museum experience like no other!  You become part of the action as you join the "patriots" in a re-enactment.  Hear Sam Adams rally fellow patriots, board the Tea Ships and join in throwing chests of tea into the harbor.  The museum holds one of only two surviving tea crates from this famous event in American history.

Saturday, October 17

9 am-1 pm

An Autumnal Journey through Concord & Lexington

Cost: $145.00 per person

Recount the historical events of the start of the American Revolution has you travel west of the city with cider and donuts.  You will arrive at Lexington Green where "the shot heard round the world" was fired and visit the Buckman Tavern, where the defense against the British troops was planned.  Continue on in the footsteps of the British Soldiers as they marched on to Concord.  Here you will see North Bridge, where the first victory for the Americans was won over the British.  As you enjoy lunch aboard the coach, visit the place where Henry David Thoreau spent years philosophizing in the surrounding woods and writing Walden, before heading back to the city.