Boston Mayor Mary Walsh Proposes Public History Project to Recognize Boston's Long Ties to SlaveryHistorians in the News
tags: slavery, Boston, public history
Boston is taking a step toward recognizing the role slavery played at one of its most visited landmarks.
Democratic Mayor Mary Walsh’s administration has proposed spending $315,000 to restore 17th- and 18th-century artifacts found beneath Faneuil (FAN’-yul) Hall as part of a project highlighting Boston’s role in the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
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