Lewis and Harriet Hayden House

Local nameLewis and Harriet Hayden House
LocationBoston, USA

Lewis and Harriet Hayden House was the home of African-American abolitionists who had escaped from slavery in Kentucky; it is located in Beacon Hill, Boston. They maintained the home as a stop on the Underground Railroad, and the Haydens were visited by Harriet Beecher Stowe as research for her book, Uncle Tom's Cabin. Lewis Hayden was an important leader in the African-American community of Boston; in addition, he lectured as an abolitionist and was a member of the Boston Vigilance Committee, which resisted the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850.

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The House, a site on the Black Heritage Trail, is a private residence and is not open to the public.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_and_Harriet_Hayden_House

Official website http://www.nps.gov/boaf/historyculture/lewis-and-harriet-hayden-house.htm

More information http://www.afroammuseum.org/site6.htm

Address 66 Phillips St, Boston 02114, United States

Coordinates 42°21'36.745" N -71°4'8.656" E

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