All photos/art by Heath Robbins
February is Black History Month and New England’s history is linked with the African-American experience in many ways.
Have you been on the Black Heritage Trail, a walking tour of Boston’s Beacon Hill? Chances are you haven’t, but you’ll find historic brick buildings, cobble-stoned paths, and surprising history.
Find a reason to stay in these Massachusetts B&Bs. They were once stops along the Underground Railroad.
Read one historian’s search for her ancestors and the little-known history of slaves in Portsmouth.
Boston is not the only New England city with a Black Heritage Trail. Follow more of history’s footsteps at these black heritage trails and African-American history resources.