Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Centered on the north slope of Beacon Hill, the African American community of 19th century Boston led the city and the nation in the fight against slavery and injustice. These remarkable men and women, together with their allies, were leaders in Abolition Movement, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the early struggle for equal rights and education.


Ranger Inyagwa speaking to young people at the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial during the fall.

The Black Heritage Trail®

Learn more about the Black Heritage Trail® tour. Contact us at (617) 742-5415.

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Today at the Park

Today at the Park!

Visit our "Today at the Park" bulletin to see what is happening at Boston African American National Historic Site.

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The Museum of African American History's African Meeting House, 46 Joy Street, Boston, Massachusetts.

Visit the African Meeting House

Visit the African Meeting House, part of the Museum of African American History's collection of historic sites.

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