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Black Heritage Trail, Boston

Black Heritage Trail - Boston, Massachusetts
Black Heritage Trail
14 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108Map
Suite 401
+1 617 742 5415
Neighborhood: Beacon Hill

The Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston has several sites significant to the history of African Americans, commemorated by this 1.6-mile trail. From June through August, the National Park Service conducts free two-hour tours that begin at the corner of Beacon and Park Streets. Landmarks include a memorial to the first black regiment to fight in the Civil War and the African Meeting House, the first black-led church in the United States. Many of the historic homes on the trail are still privately owned and may only be viewed from the outside. Call to arrange private tours in the off season.

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Black Heritage Trail General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Tours
  • Nearest Train: Green or Red Line T to Park Street
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