The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving, conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African Americans in New England from the colonial period through the 19th century.
Events @ MAAH
Boston (BOS) | Nantucket (NAN)
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Black Heritage Trail®
Ranger-Guided Walking Tours
BOS | Shaw/54th Regiment Memorial
Free | Schedule to be Announced
Meet your interpretive ranger from the National Park Service Boston African American National Historic Site for a walking tour through Boston’s free African American community of the 19th century. Its residents and visitors led the nation in the movement to end slavery and to achieve equal rights. Tours only available on request during off seasons. Admission by donation. <more>
A Legacy Woven through Time:
The Rich Documentary Heritage of Frederick Douglass
Thurs. | April 27, 2017 | 6:30pm
BOS | African Meeting House
Explore the Museum's exhibit, "Picturing Frederick Douglass: The Most Photographed American of the Nineteenth Century. Enjoy a reception hosted by Mary Ann Mavrinac, University of Rochester Vice Provost and Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly Dean of River Campus Libraries. Hear a presentation about Douglass' legacy, his impact on the city, and the long civil rights movement by Lori Birrell, University of Rochester, Special Collections Librarian for Historical Manuscripts.
This program is presented in partnership with the University of Rochester Alumni Association
Admission is $15 per person Advance registration is requested.