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NameBoston African American National Historic Site
Address14 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02297
Brief DescriptionNational Park
TypeAttraction
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionLocated in the heart of Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, the site includes 15 pre-Civil War structures relating to the history of Boston's 19th century African-American community, including: the African Meeting House, the oldest standing African-American church in the United States. The sites are linked by the 1.6 mile (2.5 km) Black Heritage Trail. Augustus Saint-Gaudens', memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the African-American Massachusetts 54th Regiment, stands on the trail.

Phone 1(617) 742-5415
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.nps.gov/boaf/index.htm
Last Updated1/23/2013
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