Lowell Lecture

Talking About Slavery At Historic Sites and Museums

Date & Time

Feb. 13, 2019 at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Location

Old South Meeting House
310 Washington Street Boston, MA 02108
Driving Directions

Speaker(s)

Representatives from Boston's Freedom Trail, Black Heritage Trail, and more.

Presenting Organization

Old South Meeting House

Topics

History

Contact

Kelsey (kmerriam@osmh.org, 6174826439)

Join a dynamic conversation, as representatives from Boston's Freedom Trail, Black Heritage Trail, and more share their experiences of discussing race and slavery with the public. Participating organizations will include Old South Meeting House, the Paul Revere House, the Museum of African American History, and the National Park Service. Graduate students in education and history from Boston University and Northeastern University will also contribute. The conversation will be moderated by Martin Blatt, director of Northeastern University's Public History Program. Take part in a dialogue about challenges, concerns and observations that emerge when public historians and museum educators talk with visitors about slavery and its legacies.
This program is made possible with funding from the Lowell Institute. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, registration requested at http://osmhfebruary13-19.bpt.me.

Old South Meeting House is accessible for visitors using wheelchairs. Assistive listening system is available. Old South Meeting House is committed to accessibility for all visitors and has been designated as an UP Organization by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Access questions? Call us at 617-482-6439