Self-Guided Boston's Beacon Hill Underground Railroad Audio Tour Walking Tour
- 18 Philips Street, Boston, United States
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Discover Beacon Hill's Underground Railroad history while walking its cobbled stones streets. On this historic adventure you'll see the old hidden alley's slave catchers once chased slaves, and where they hid for safety. You'll see the spots on the underground railroad that runways hid. You'll hear the stories of the brave souls that risked their lives to keep them save. This is a time in history we should never forget, and it's often overlooked in Boston's history.
This tour is unique because it's a Solo, self guided tour you can take anytime. The WalknTours app navigates you through Beacon Hill and plays the stories as you walk. It's like a personal tour guide, only it's on your phone, it's technology and way more convenient. Go when you want, at your own pace and stop anytime.
WalknTours Solo Smart Phone guided tour "The Underground Railroad ' Beacon Hill"
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70 Charles St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
4/5/2021 - 3/21/2023
46 Joy St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
18 Philips Street, Boston, United States
If you cancel 1 days before your event you will receive a 100% refund
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Pass By: John J Smith House, 86 Pinckney St, Boston, MA 02108, USA
You'll learn how the underground operated and stop by the John J Smith House and you'll learn about his station on the underground railroad and the people he helped.
Pass By: 83 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
After hearing more about Harriet Tubman's life the tour takes you to 83 Phillips Street, the former home of John Sweat Rock and his many firsts in history.
Pass By: 66 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
You'll stop by the station master Lewis Hayden's home and hear the stories of how he bravely saved countless runaways at this home here in Beacon Hill.
Pass By: 28 Grove St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Once home to Leonard Grime, a conductor on the underground railroad.
Pass By: 40 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
The Old Temperance Boarding House, a stop on the underground railroad.
Pass By: 41 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
The old Phillips School was once here, this was the first integrated school in Boston and also had the first African American teacher to teach at an integrated school.
Pass By: The Vilna Shul, 18 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114-3711
The tour takes you past the historic Vilna Shul, the oldest immigrant synagogue in Boston, and tells the story of the Jewish Community that helped on the underground railroad.
Pass By: 2 Phillips St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
This was once the house of John Coburn and his gaming house. And as you guessed it, John was a station master.
Pass By: Irving Street, Irving St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
The tour stops by the abolitionist Charles Sumner's Birthplace.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Service animals allowed
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
It's a great activity for social distance travel. This is a app guided tour and you go at your own pace on your own schedule and not in a group.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
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