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William Nell House
This house was a stop on the Underground Railroad and the home of education activist and abolitionist William Cooper Nell.

Boston African American National Historic Site


To learn the latest news at Boston African American National Historic Site visit here.

Map of the Black Heritage Trail®

For a map of the Black Heritage Trail® click here.

Photos and Multimedia

Look through our photo galleries and other multimedia here.

History and Culture

Learn about the abolitionists and activists, Underground Railroad sites, churches, schools, and homes along the Black Heritage Trail® on our History and Culture page.


Visit our Education page for more resources and information about educational opportunities at our site.

Kids and Youth

Find our Junior Ranger program on our Kids and Youth page.


Learn about Management and site Law's and Policies here.

Last updated: December 15, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

15 State Street
Boston African American National Historical Site

Boston, MA 02109


(617) 742-5415

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