Travel with the Conductor
Follow Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad through the streets and alleys of Beacon Hill uncovering its hidden stations.
And along the way you'll learn about the station masters that once harbored runaway slaves.
The full tour is between 40 to 50 minutes.
Listen to the tour introduction to meet your guide.
You'll see the underground stops in Becon Hill.
The Charles Street Meeting House
The Lewis Hayden Home
The First Integrated School in Boston
Charles Sumner's Birthplace
Vilna Shul a
John Coburn's Gaming House
The Hidden Holmes Alley
The African American Meeting House
Forgotten Underground Railroad stops
And that's a short list of highlights.
You'll hear a story of freedom and hiding.
The saying Black is Beautiful
The Underground Railroad
John J Smith
Why slaves hid in Boston
Do you know the
“I was the conductor of the Underground Railroad for eight years, and I can say what most conductors can’t say; I never ran my train off the track and I never lost a passenger.”
- Harriet Tubman.
The tour starts at the Charles Street Meeting house. I'll meet you there.