Join us this fall as we embark on holy pilgrimages in prayer, quieting our minds and expanding our hearts to hear the Word of God across time and space.
Royall House and Slave Quarters – Medford
Sunday, October 10 at 3:00 p.m.
Join a pilgrimage to Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford, inhabited by the largest slaveholding family in Massachusetts in the 18th century. The tour takes about two hours and does involve staircases in the building, but the landscape itself is mostly flat. We will meet at the museum! The museum is accessible by public transportation: the 96 bus can take you from Massachusetts Ave/Waterhouse Street to George Street/Main street (1 minute walk to the museum). Group tour tickets are $12 per person; scholarships are available. Sign up here. Contact Jaz Buchanan for more information.
Black Heritage Trail – Beacon Hill, Boston
Sunday, November 14 at 3:00 p.m
rain date: November 28 at 3:00 p.m.
Walk this hour-and-a-half pilgrimage along the Black Heritage Trail through Boston’s Beacon Hill neighborhood, journeying alongside residences and community buildings that once congregated many black community activists who fought for human rights during the American Civil War. The trail is about 2 miles in a hilly neighborhood, and is free. We will meet at the Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment Memorial (Beacon Street and Park Street in Boston). Sign up here. Contact Jaz Buchanan for more information.
African American Heritage Trail – Cambridgeport
Sunday, December 12 at 3:00 p.m.
rain date: December 26 at 3:00 p.m.
Walk this hour-and-a-half pilgrimage along the African American Heritage Trail in Cambridgeport, Cambridge that highlights the contributions of black abolitionists, office holders, authors, and educators that lived here between 1840 and 1940. The trail is about 1.6 miles, is mostly flat and is free. We will meet at 20 Flagg Street, Cambridge. Sign up here. Contact Jaz Buchanan for more information.