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BOS (P) Cultural BB--- Visit to Royall House and Slave Quarters

Tour & Lunch

     Saturday, October 7  1:00pm

15 George Street, Medford

The Royall House and Slave Quarters functions as a site of memory. In the eighteenth century, the plantation was home to the Royalls, the largest slaveholding family in Massachusetts, and at least sixty enslaved women, men, and children whose forced labor helped build the Royall family’s wealth.

As one of the only remaining freestanding quarters where enslaved people lived and worked in the North, the museum bears witness to their lives, to the intertwined stories of wealth and bondage in pre-Revolutionary Massachusetts, and to the resistance and political and legal activism of enslaved and free Black people in the eighteenth century.
Exterior Slave Quarters from the house porch

Senior Rate: $10  (free if you have a MTA teachers card)
Lunch:    TBD
Parking:  Street parking plentiful. (Past museum, right on College Ave, right on Royall)          

Don't forget to also register on TTN so we know who is going.

Saturday, October 7, 2023, 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Royall House and Slave Quarters
15 George Street
Medford, MA   02155

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Harriet Yoffee
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Saturday, October 7, 2023 at 10:30 AM
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