MHS: Juneteenth Open House


Monday, June 18, 2018, 6:00pm to 7:30pm


1154 Boylston Street, Boston, MA

Photo of Fredrick DouglassPlease register on their website (the event is free but registration is required)

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.