The Faneuil Hall Marketplace opens to the public. Shortly after opening, a dining hall was added.
A squad of British soldiers fired shots into an angry mob, killing five colonists.
A group of Bostonians disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians boarded British ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor.
Patriots began the armed conflict in Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts.
The Continental Congress voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence on July 4th.
With the aid of France, America forced Britain to surrender. In September 183, Britain and America signed a peace treaty, solidifying America’s independence from British rule.
A conflict between the United States and Great Britain.
John Durgin, Eldridge Park, and John G. Chandler purchase a dining hall in Faneuil Hall Marketplace.
Conflict in America between northern and southern states over slavery, state’s rights and westward expansion.
To honor his late business partners, Chandler names the restaurant Durgin-Park.
The world’s first global conflict.
The longest-lasting economic downturn in the Western industrialized world.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States enters WWII.
After the death of John Durgin and Eldridge Park, John G. Chandler and his family ran the business for 63 years, until his grandson died in WWII.
To honor Chandler’s grandson, James Hallet added “Just a Boy” to the back of Durgin-Park’s menu. A commemoration that still remains to this day.
After running Durgin-Park for 48 years, James Hallet decides to sell the restaurant to the Kelly family.
Pasta was added to the menu to accommodate Boston Marathoners who needed to carb-load.
Received award for "American Regional Classics”
Sandwiches were added to the menu to accommodate patrons evolving tastes.
Located in the basement of Durgin-Park, it serves up craft beers, specialty cocktails and whiskeys as well as offers comedy shows.