|Women vote in municipal election, Boston, 1888 [Getty Images]|
A Historic Walk through 19th Century Beacon Hill
Every Saturday in March beginning at Noon:
March 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st, 2012
Celebrate Women's History month by joining National Park Service rangers from Boston African American National Historic Site on this free Beacon Hill walking tour that highlights the vital role of African American women and their allies in the struggle for social justice and equality in the years preceding the Civil War.
The tour will examine the critical role that these women played on the Underground Railroad and in the Abolition Movement, and highlight their contributions to education and community aid and uplift.
Tours begin and end in front of the Museum of African American History's African Meeting House on Smith Court on Beacon Hill. Tours last 60 minutes. The tours are free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Please call (617) 742-5415 for more information.
For more information on The Museum of African American History, please visit www.maah.org.