Feb. 29 at 2 p.m.
Did you know that many fugitives escaping from enslavement came to Boston by stowing away on ships? Explores the untold stories of people escaping to freedom through Boston Harbor, an important stop on the Underground Railroad before the American Civil War.
Free and open to the public, 60 minutes.
Location: Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center.
This program is part of the Saturdays in the Park series.
Join the National Parks of Boston for special topic programs on Saturday afternoons, through April 25, 2020. A variety of programs have been selected with our neighbors in greater Boston in mind. It’s something different for the local crowd during the “off season”. For full list see the park calendar https://www.nps.gov/bost/planyourvisit/calendar.htm
All programs take place in the Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center.
All programs are free and open to the public.
The Charlestown Navy Yard Visitor Center can be reached by public transportation: bus #93, Charlestown Water Shuttle, and walking distance from North Station (Green Line, Orange Line, and Commuter Rail).