BOSTON (WHDH) - Occupy Boston gathered at Faneuil Hall on Thursday evening to mark the group’s 10th anniversary.

In 2011, the group of protesters, inspired by New York City’s Occupy Wall Street movement, settled on Dewey Square in the Financial District for months.

Now, Occupy Boston says it is gathering to call for city officials to change the name of Faneuil Hall because of its namesake’s slave-trading roots.

Demonstrators plan on setting up tents at the historic marketplace and, despite a heavy police presence, they say they are prepared for whatever happens.

“If they arrest us, they arrest us,” one demonstrator said on Thursday.

The group says that this will be a non-violent protest that will end on or before Sunday afternoon.

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