Revealing the little known African American history of Concord MA & its regional & national importance. Built for the children of a black Revolutionary War veteran.

RobbinsHouse

VISIT THE ROBBINS HOUSE

Our site is a 544 sq. ft. historic early 19th century house formerly inhabited by the first generation of descendants of formerly enslaved African American Revolutionary War veteran Caesar Robbins, and by fugitive slave Jack Garrison.
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LEARN THE HISTORY

The stories of the occupants of The Robbins House reveal the ways in which this first generation of free Concord African Americans pursued independence and contributed to the antislavery movement
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TAKE A WALKING TOUR

We created a map of African American and antislavery history in Concord, MA.

Download the map and take a walking tour of the African American and Antislavery history sites in Concord.

Director’s Note: June 2015

Director’s Note: June 2015

The Robbins House was happy to welcome its new site director to the team last week. Her name is Elon Cook and she is a public historian, genealogist and graduate of Brown University’s masters in Public Humanities. Elon will be blogging monthly about the Robbins House’s newest programs, events and exhibitions.

We are also ramping up activities for the summer and making exciting new plans for the fall. Please follow our website, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for updates, news and to join the Robbins House community!

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