Discover the hidden history of slavery & freedom in Brookline Saturday, Aug 19th 1:00-2:30Cost: $30. Register here This lively 90-minute tour visits three sites telling the history and stories of slavery and freedom. Beginning at Town Hall, participants look for evidence of slavery hidden in plain sight. The walk continues to an Underground Railroad house to … Continue reading Event | Hidden Brookline Walking Tour 8/19/23
Don't miss this evening's Place Justice film screening, followed by a lively conversation with filmmakers, educators, and young changemakers who have replaced the names of enslavers with those of Black abolitionists and activists.
November 5th, 1:00pm - 2:30pm Hosted by Hidden Brookline Sign up here This lively 90-minute tour visits three sites to tell the history and stories of slavery and freedom. We begin at Town Hall where participants look for evidence of slavery that is hidden, but in plain sight. The walk continues to an Underground Railroad … Continue reading Tomorrow! Walking Tour of Slavery & Freedom with Hidden Brookline
Hosted by Massachusetts Historical Society With Cynthia Cowan, Historic Newton; Stacen Goldman, Framingham History Center; Kyera Singleton, Royall House and Slave Quarters; and Barbara Brown, Hidden Brookline Wednesday, February 9, 2022, 6:00PM - 7:00PM Register here Too often public history organizations have believed that there were not enough records to give voice to enslaved people … Continue reading Event | Challenging Assumptions in Telling Underrepresented History on 2/9/22
A conversation with Barbara Brown, Chair of Hidden Brookline Hosted by History Cambridge Thursday, February 3, 2022 7:00-8:30 p.m.via Zoom Register here How do we bring the stories of both enslaved and free Black residents to the forefront of local history, and what can one city’s experiences teach Cantabrigians about uncovering these stories within our own … Continue reading Event | Reflections on Slavery & Freedom in Brookline on 2/3/22