• 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.

The Crusade Against Slavery

Please visit the online exhibition Boston's Crusade Against Slavery. This project is a
student-curated exhibition about Boston's central role in the struggle against slavery. This
course, offered at Harvard University, was facilitated by Professor John Stauffer, Houghton
Library staff member Peter X. Accardo, and Boston African American National Historic Site Park
Ranger Ryan McNabb during the 2012-2013 academic year.

The online exhibition can be found 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.