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.

Matt Teuten, Courtesy NPS/Boston African American NHS

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See what Boston African American National Historic Site has to offer. (NPS Photo/M.Teuten)

Ranger leading a talk at the African Meeting House

African Meeting House Talks

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

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Last updated: October 18, 2019

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Mailing Address:

15 State Street
Boston African American National Historical Site

Boston, MA 02109


(617) 742-5415

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