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Juneteenth Open House

June 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Free

Join the Massachusetts Historical Society 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.

Registration is required at no cost.

Details

Date:
June 18, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.masshist.org/calendar/events?event=2516

Venue

Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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