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African Meeting House
8 Smith Court, Boston Route Planner
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Mon-Sat 10am-4pm - closed 1 Jan, Thanksgiving Day and 25 Dec

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Behind Abiel Smith School, this delightful brick church is the nation's oldest (1806) remaining black church. It provided a forum for supporters of the anti-slavery movement. The upper level is set aside for the Meeting House, while the lower level is home to the Museum of Afro-American History that organizes exhibitions related to New England's African American community.

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