• 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.

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For information on the programs offered today by the Boston African American National Historic Site and our Partners, please visit "Today at the Park"

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.