Monumental Mysteries: Escape From Slavery Pictures
Don Wildman explores a historic home involved in one of the most audacious escapes from slavery, and marvels at an antenna that changed our lives.Filed under:
Escape From Slavery
On the north side of Boston, sitting along a narrow cobblestone street, is a regal and admirable mansion. Built in 1833, 66 Philips Street was considered one of the most expensive mansions in Beacon Hill, MA. The sophisticated structure features 4 grand stories with a red brick facade and delicate square windows decorated with wooden shutters. Today, it’s a private house, but it remains 1 of 14 sites on the Beacon Hill Black Heritage Trail where tour groups walk by daily to learn the amazing story of how this house became the scene for one of the most riveting talks of the time.
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