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1. START: Parking Lot

Street or Other Address: Water Street

Nearest Corner: Between Lothrop Street & South Park Avenue; near Village Landing Marketplace Shopping Center & Town Wharf

Coordinates: 41.962542,-70.668848

2. Plymouth Rock

Street or Other Address: Pilgrim Memorial State Park, Water Street, Plymouth, MA

Nearest Corner: North & Water Streets in Plymouth

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 41.95817,-70.662158

1641: Massachusetts is the first colony to legalize slavery.

1643: The New England Confederation of Plymouth, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New Haven adopts a fugitive slave law.

 

Notable visitor: Sojourner Truth visits Plymouth, MA (1871)

3. House of British General John Winslow

Street or Other Address: 7 North Street, Plymouth, MA

Nearest Corner: Main and North Streets in Plymouth

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 41.957575,-70.664792

4. Bethel AME church

Street or Other Address: 6 Sever St Plymouth, MA 02360 (508-746-4239)

Nearest Corner: Sever & Russell Street

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 41.9572,-70.667732

Founded in 1861, the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church serves the greater Plymouth area. It offers Sunday school and services for its congregants. It is located in historic downtown Plymouth.

5. Parting Ways Cemetery

Street or Other Address: Rte. 80 (Plympton Rd), in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Nearest Corner: Rte. 80 (Plympton Rd), Parting Ways Rd., Bishops Hwy, near Sacred Heart High School

Digital & Degree Coordinates: 41.946277,-70.732856

African American patriots distinguished themselves throughout the Revolutionary War. Resting place of Quamony Quash, Cato Howe, Plato Turner and Prince Goodwin, four African American slaves from Plymouth, Massachusetts.

17. END: Long Wharf

Street or Other Address: Beyond end of State Street

Nearest Corner: Near Long Wharf Marriott

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 42.358750,-71.052083; N42 21.525 W71 03.125

16. Boston Massacre Memorial on Boston Common

Street or Other Address: Opp. 151 Tremont Street Boston Common

Nearest Corner: Tremont Street between Avery and West Streets

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 42.354383,-71.064467; N42 21.263 W71 03.868

15. Pullman Porter monument inside Back Bay Train Station

Street or Other Address: 105 Dartmouth Street

Nearest Corner: Dartmouth and Columbus Ave

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 42.347300,-71.075900; N42 20.838 W71 04.554

View Pullman Porter Monument. During the 1920s and 1930s, Randolph was a pioneering black labor leader who led the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. He came to be considered the "father of the modern civil rights movement" as a result of his efforts to desegregate World War II defense jobs and the military services.

14. Harriet Tubman "Step on Board" Memorial

Street or Other Address: Harriet Tubman Square

Nearest Corner: Columbus, Warren,  and Pembroke

Digital and Degree Coordinates: 42.343350,-71.078233; N42 20.601 W71 04.694

13. Columbus Avenue AME Zion Church (Temple Israel)

Street or Other Address: 600 Columbus Avenue Corner

Nearest Corner:  Columbus Avenue and Northampton Street

Digital and Degree Coordinates:42.340083,-71.082467; N42 20.405 W71 04.948

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