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Phone (617) 646-0557
Price Free
Age Suitability 18 and up

The Three Lives of Anthony Burns

Friday, May 3, 2013 2:00p to 3:00p

The rendition of Anthony Burns—his return from Boston to slavery in 1854—was a turning point in the Abolitionist struggle. But who was Anthony Burns? A fugitive slave? A symbol of the antislavery cause in Boston? What happened to him after he was freed and his celebrity faded? We will explore the heroic, and tragic, life of Anthony Burns through documents on display at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02215
(617) 536-1608
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