Boston: The Mothers of Freedom – A Historic Walk

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Event:
Boston: The Mothers of Freedom – A Historic Walk
Date:
May 13, 2012
Category:
Updated:
May 5, 2012
Venue:
Boston African American National Historic Site
Phone:
617 742 5415
Address:
Boston, MA, United States

At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., celebrate Mother’s Day by joining National Park Service rangers from Boston African American National Historic Site for a free Beacon Hill walking tour that highlights the vital role of African American women and their allies in the struggle for social justice and equality in the years preceding the Civil War. The tour will examine the critical role that these women played on the Underground Railroad and in the Abolition Movement, and highlight their contributions to education and community aid and uplift. The tours are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call 617-742-5415 or visit www.nps.gov/boaf for more information. For more on The Museum of African American History, visit www.maah.org.







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