• Dedication of the Shaw Memorial 1897

    Boston African American

    National Historic Site Massachusetts

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Support Your Park

There are a few ways to be responsible stewards of your Boston African American National Historic Site:

Donate. You can make a tax deductible donation directly to: National Park Service, 14 Beacon Street, Suite 401, Boston, MA 02108

Visit, Learn, and Share. Visit the park (in person or virtually), learn about the people and events that make it one of America’s Treasures, and share those stories with others who may come to understand and enjoy your park, too!


Did You Know?

George Middleton House, Beacon Hill, Boston

By 1800 some 1,100 Black Bostonians made up one of the largest free African American communities in North America.