In the 3rd episode from Boston, MA. I finish up my first day with a visit to the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company and the Old State House. I tell the story of Crispus Attucks, the first person killed in the Boston Massacre and the first American killed in the Revolutionary War.
This episode tells the story of Lewis Hayden, an escaped slave from Kentucky. Hayden went on to become an integral figure in the anti-slavery movement. Hayden and his wife, Harriet, provided a safe haven for hundreds of escaped slaves.
I’m starting off the new season with Boston, MA. Part 1 encompasses arrival and some histories. Arrival will give you some tips on public transportation to and from the airport and some info on the train systems. This episode will also cover the Boston Women’s Heritage Trail in the Back Bay East Area.
The stories of Elizabeth Avery Meriwether of Memphis, Lizzie Crozier French of Knoxville, and Anne Dallas Dudley of Nashville. And the story of Febb and Harry Burn and the ratification of the 19th Amendment.