The Underground Railroad

Beacon Hill

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Follow Harriet Tubman on the Underground Railroad through the streets and alleys of Beacon Hill uncovering its hidden stations and meet the station masters that once harbored runaway slaves.

4 Dig Deeper Tour Extensions

Tour time: 40 - 50 minutes

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Tour Stops

  • The Charles Street Meeting House

  • Station Master Lewis and Harriet Hayden and the torch

  • The First Integrated School in Boston

  • John J Smith

  • Charles Sumner's Birthplace 

  • Vilna Shul and the Station Master August Bond

  • John Coburn's Gaming House and the runaways underneath

  • The Hidden Holmes Alley and the story of freedom

  • The Museum of African American History

  • The oldest African American Church in the USA - The African American Meeting House

  • The story and first person to say "Black is Beautiful'

  • Underground railroad stops

  • And the story of hero Harriet Tubman


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