• Dedication of the Shaw Memorial 1897

    Boston African American

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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  • Labor Day, Monday September 1st Begins Fall Schedule for Walking Tours

    There will be a Black Heritage Trail walking tour on Monday, September 1st at 2 p.m. Please meet your Ranger at the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on Beacon Street.

Mobile App


Google Play QR

QR Code for use with an Android device. This is a direct link to the Android Marketplace for download. This is a Free Application.

Click here for the Android app.

Apple iTunes QR

QR Code for use with iPhone and iPad. This is a direct link to the iTunes store for download. This is a Free Application.

Click here for the iPhone & iPad app.

App Menu

App Menu

The official app for Boston National Historical Park and Boston African American National Historic Site has arrived! On your next visit to Boston, use it to explore the "Trails to Freedom" and to help create your own, special experience of Historic Boston.

Site Information

Site Information

The app will provide you with information on important historic sites in Boston. It will also provide visiting hours and information on each of these sites.

Interactive Maps

Interactive Maps

The app will provide maps of both Boston's Freedom Trail® and Black Heritage Trail®. If you find a site you'd like to visit, in depth walking directions and estimated travel times are provided. Just by tapping "Locate Me" you will always know where you are.

Create Your Own Tour

Create Your Own Tours

With this app you have many choices. You can choose thematic tours, range

Did You Know?

Elizabeth

In 1783, Massachusetts became the first state in the country to officially abolish slavery, after two slaves, Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman and Qwok Walker, successfully sued in separate cases for their freedom.