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06/18/2018

Juneteenth Open House

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Location: Massachusetts Historical Society
Sponsored By: Massachusetts Historical Society
More Information: https://www.masshist.org/calendar/event?event=2516

Join us for an open house and a one-day display celebrating milestones on the road to the end of slavery. Featured items explore the 1783 abolition of slavery in Massachusetts; celebrations within the African American community in Boston of the ending of slavery in the British West Indies in 1833; Garrisonian protest banners; and a look at the evolution of depictions of Crispus Attucks’s death in the Boston Massacre as a symbol of black abolitionism before and during the Civil War.

This event is free. Registration is available here.

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