• Dedication of the Shaw Memorial 1897

    Boston African American

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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  • 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.

Event Details

  • 05/28/2014

    Location: African Meeting House | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: FREE Contact Name: BOAF Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 617.742.5415

Join the Honorable Margaret A. Burnham and the Beacon Hill Scholars for a presentation on the fugitive slave cases in Boston.  Hear exciting and inspiring stories about Lewis and Harriet Hayden, William and Ellen Craft, the Boston Vigilance Committee, George Latimer, Shadrack Minkins, Thomas Sims, and Anthony Burns.