African-American History of Concord Walking Tour

Learn about Concord’s African-American history on this 90 minute walking tour (about 2 miles). The tour will visit sites highlighting Concord’s history around enslavement, the first generation of self emancipated African-Americans and  the growth of Abolitionism. Guests will visit sites that tell the story of John Jack, Brister Freeman and Concord’s heroic native son Pvt. George  Washington Dugan  who served  in one of the first African American regiments of the Civil War. Guests will learn about how families like the Robbins, Garrisons and Hutchinsons strived to support themselves on the land and in the town  and worked to shape their own destinies as free men and women. The tour departs from the Visitor Center at 58 Main Street.

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