Black History Trail II – this air-conditioned rtour offers a peek inside the offical Underground Rail Road ( Beacon Hill ), accessible at the Museum of Boston African American history on Beacon Hill. You’ll see the church where the first African American Methodist Episcopal Society was founded.
The Massachustts State Capitol Building and the 54th Regiment and Robert Gould Shaw Memorial are points of interest on this tour. This area is rich in 18th Century African American legacy. A photo of Malcolm X when he was a teenage busser at Parkman House Hotel is on the route. This highlight is seldom seen by most Boston Tourists. And his photo is mounted beside a JFK and Jacequline Kennedy memorial about when John proposes to her. Will leave East Beacon Hill for greener pastures and less city grit. On the way and into the South End neighborhood are significant African American heritage points of interest. The Harriet Tubman Step on Board monument and memorial park is there, near the office of Mel King, Tent City advocated adn the first African American to win enough votes to run in the final election for Mayor of Boston. An imposing statue of A. Phillp Randolph introduces his history in the area. We will show you the most prominent Black owned businsses on the route. Our destination is Nubian Square, the Malcolm X house and a Black art museum. But there is so much going on in Nubian Square, the heart of Black community and the geographic center of Boston to show and tell you about.
$1,495 – 24 persons in a mini-coach bus, narrated and guided
595 – 3 to 5 persons in SUV or VAN, narrated and guided
- you get plenty of picture taking spots and you can off often
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours
Walking tour version ( covers Back Bay to Nubian Square) -$60/per person
Visit to the ROYAL HOUSE SLAVE MUSEUM in Medford
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Visit to amusement parks and beaches
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