Shaw Memorial Restoration and Fall Tours
We are now in our Fall Tour Season. Black Heritage Trail tours depart at 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday from behind the Shaw Memorial as it undergoes restoration.
Boston African American National Historic Site
Become a Junior Ranger! When you come to Boston African American National Historic Site, find a National Park Ranger at the Museum of African American History’s Abiel Smith School, located at 46 Joy Street. A Park Ranger can give you a copy of the Junior Ranger Handbook.
When you complete the activities in the handbook, a Park Ranger will present a Junior Ranger badge to you.
Please note, when sending in your Junior Ranger Book to receive your badge, please use our new address...
Did You Know?
Abolitionist/ Doctor/ Lawyer John S. Rock called the North Slope of Beacon Hill home. Rock became the first African American permitted to practice law in front of the Supreme Court in 1865.