Freedom in the Empire and the Republic Black Boston Tour

What to expect
  • Visit the the North End, Beacon Hill, Copp’s Hill Burying Ground, Prince Hall Monument, the Old State House, the African Meeting House, the Freedom Trail, and the Black Heritage Trail
  • Learn about racial changes in the city and country, and their reciprocal relationship with public education, religious freedom, community organization, Abolition, and war
  • Discuss Boston’s rich history and culture to gain perspective on the city around you
  • Walk along the cobblestone streets of Boston, lead by an experienced and educated tour guide
Boston is one of the most nationally significant cities in the country, filled with the history of commerce, political revolution, social innovation, and immigration. Join a local historian on this tour to understand the historical and cultural significance of Boston in the narrative of African-American history.

You will visit the North End (Boston’s oldest neighborhood), Beacon Hill (where the African-American community relocated in the 18th Century), Copp’s Hill Burying Ground (a cemetery founded in 1659), Prince Hall Monument (dedicated to the famous Mason), the Old State House (a historic capitol building), and the African Meeting House (the oldest historically black church in the nation). Along the way you’ll learn about the vibrant history of the city, and the importance it played in Abolition and the Civil Rights Movement!

Come see why they call this city the Cradle of Liberty!

Note: There is a 3 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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