Forest Hills Cemetery
they that are interred here live on through their monuments.
See our blogs on those prominent Abolitionist interred here, click on those selected below and join our walking tour for an in-depth review of boston's civil war and abolitionist ancestry on beacon hill.
William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the Liberator. One of the first and most influential abolitionist newspapers started in 1831, that nearly cost him his life.
Lucy Stone (Blackwell), a woman of firsts. See our blog for the many first she accomplished against all odds and her contribution to end slavery and gain women the righ to vote. Clearly, a significant role model for young women today in the formative stages.
William Cooper Nell, an african american abolitionist and historian of revolutionary and civil war african american veterans and colonial history. our abolitionist walking tour stops at his home on beacon hill, the museum of African American history and the Abiel Smith school leading to a discussion on Massachusetts precedent setting legal history abolishing slavery; 81 years before the civil war.
to enhance your visit to this beautiful and symbolic cemetery tour with us on beacon hill to learn more about the many boston abolitionist that confronted slavery and lived there.
PICTURES BELOW BY WALKBOSTONHISTORY.COM 10/24/2016
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