Boston's Second Revolution

Centered on the north slope of Beacon Hill, the African American community of 19th century Boston led the city and the nation in the fight against slavery and injustice. These remarkable men and women, together with their allies, were leaders in Abolition Movement, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, and the early struggle for equal rights and education.

Frederick Douglass

Picturing Frederick Douglass

Experience the Museum of African American History's new exhibition on the life of Frederick Douglass.

Ranger leading a talk at the African Meeting House

Ranger Programs

Join us for our Ranger talks at the African Meeting House and learn about the history of Boston's 19th century African American community.

Ranger and group inside the African Meeting House

Today at the Park

See what is going on today at Boston African American National Historic Site and the Museum of African American History.

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