Boston's African American History

Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Local Experience, Shore Excursion, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for children ages 12+

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3



English (fluent)

This tour explores the social and political history of African Americans in Boston

This tour focuses on the history of the African Americans in Boston. From the Revolutionary to Civil War, Boston was the abolitionist center of the fractured nation. Stops include Boston Common, Beacon Hill, the site of the Boston Massacre, and the African American Meeting House. In Hyde Park, we visit a monument dedicated to the first African American regiment to fight for the Union army in the Civil War.

My narration will of course also include the mention of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. , who also had ties to Boston as an alumnus of Boston University. Also of note is how archaeologists to began digging at the Roxbury home of Malcolm X. Furthermore, when passing by the Boston Garden and Fenway Park, I discuss the pantheon of great African American athletes that played in the City of Champions.


Please see the tour description above for details and sequence. I can easily make adjustments and customizations based on your schedule and interests or the weather/traffic.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere

End location: Anywhere

Duration: 5 hours

Traffic and weather may slightly affect duration. I am happy to make adjustments based on your schedule and/or interests, simply let me know upon booking.


My Toyota Prius fits 3 comfortably (not including myself). If your group requires a larger vehicle, I am more than happy to rent one (at an additional charge).

What’s Included

Transportation and my expert narration as a professional guide

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 US Dollars - Food, souvenirs, museum entrance fees

What’s Extra

Food, souvenirs



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