Boston Accelerates the Civil War
Learn how the city that ignited the American Revolution led the country in the fight to Abolish Slavery and to Save the Union. Hear the Boston connections to John Wilkes Booth, John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, Louisa May Alcott, Lewis Hayden, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglas, and the indomitable William Lloyd Garrison and his near escape with the hang-man's noose. Walk the alleys of the underground railroad and hear of the military exploits of the 6th, 20th, 54th and 55th regiments. Measure the abolitionist impact of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Julia Ward Howe, and Charles Sumner on the period leading to this country's most destructive war. Enjoy the historical geography of Beacon Hill (, Dock Square, Corn Hill and the Commons area; "The City on the Hill")* during a 90-minute historic walk through the Civil War.
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*Term is used often by John F. Kennedy and the Brahmans that contested with him for power.
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