• Dedication of the Shaw Memorial 1897

    Boston African American

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

Freedom Rising Symposium Videos

On May 2-4, 2013, Boston African American National Historic Site was proud to cosponsor
Freedom Rising: The 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and African
American Military Service
. To watch highlights from this symposium, please click here.

Did You Know?

African Meeting House, Boston

The African Meeting House in Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood is the oldest standing black church structure in the country, with the first service on December 6th, 1806.