The site that is often overlooked….

A rare event that only happens once a year… The reading, by the public, of Frederick Douglass’ speech: What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?  Sponsored by the Museum of Afro American History and the Boston African American National Historic Site (Abiel Smith School/African Meeting House)  

So much to see and so little time to BLOG!

I feel like I can’t keep up with this blog because every time I have a second to spare, we are off to another new site.  G and I have done so much in the short 10 weeks that we have been in Boston.  Recently, we went to Olmstead,the JFK birthplace in Brookline, and even…

The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

Our first NPS stop after moving to Boston…MINUTEMAN!  This was always my favorite historical event, if only because it happened on my birthday.  We hadn’t planned on doing this site first thing, but when I saw that they had planned a special event, a dramatic reading of a play the park created, I knew we…