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The Underground Railraod

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The Underground Railroad
Beacon Hill Tour

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Discover Beacon Hill's Underground Railraod Stops

Travel with the Conductor of the underground railroad, Harriet Tubman, as she guides you through he streets and alleys of Beacon Hill uncovering its hidden underground railroad stations.  The tour starts at the Charles Street meeting house on Charles Street and makes it's way through the heart of Bacon Hill.  You'll discover the stories of the bravest people to ever walk these streets and you'll hear how they stood up to injustice and fought for the freedoms of all people.  Be prepared for a historical an emotional experience.  


The full tour is between 40 to 50 minutes.


Listen to the tour introduction to meet your guide.

intro Boston underground railroad - 12:7

"Remembering our past. Loved the narrator. Felt like reliving history. Very emotional to walk on the streets that my ancestors
walked and ran to freedom."

DLA on TripAdvisor

"We purchased this tour during a weekend in Boston. It takes about an hour, walking through a lovely neighborhood with a rich history. T This is a terrific value. Don’t hesitate to buy!"


"Awesome history of the Undgerground Railraod in Beacon Hill.  We enjoyed the narration, the tour, and all the stories! The pace was spot on, we could keep the tour
running as we walked. Highly recommend!"


"Moving tour.  Moving tour.
Interesting details of the underground railroad in Boston. Enjoyed the go deeper availability."


See Where History Happened

You'll see the stops on the underground in Beacon Hill and discover the stories of the station masters that lived there.  

The Charles Street Meeting House

The Lewis Hayden Home

The First Integrated School in Boston

Charles Sumner's Birthplace 

Vilna Shul

John Coburn's Gaming House 

The Hidden Holmes Alley

The African American Meeting House

Forgotten Underground Railroad Stops

And much more! 

How to Purchase this Tour:
1. (Easiest) Get the WalknTours App on the App Store or Google Play and purchase in App for $5.99
2. Purchase on our site and save if you have a promo code.  

“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.


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