Hilltown Families


The David Ruggles Center for Early Florence History & Underground Railroad in Florence, MA, in another community-based resource in Western Massachusetts to supporting learning about African American History. The center offers self-guided walking tours, including the African-American history trail, Sojourner Truth’s house, and other abolitionist sites.

Families can learn about African-American abolitionist and women’s rights activist, Sojourner Truth’s, important role in American history (as well as local history) and the details of her life in Florence by utilizing the many resources offered by the Sojourner Truth Memorial Statue Committee, including a walking tours, curriculum, self guided tour & downloadable map…

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