Visit The Robbins House

June, July & August: 11-4
(Closed Tuesdays)
September, October: 11-4
(Open Fri-Sun + Columbus Day)

320 Monument Street
Concord MA
(Located opposite the Old North Bridge)

(978) 254-1745

The Robbins House – Concord’s African American History

Welcome

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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.

Jack Garrison For Home Page

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.

News and Events

Frederick Douglass Descendant Talks About Abolitionism From Douglass’s Day To The Present

Frederick Douglass Descendant Talks about Abolitionism from Douglass’s Day to the Present

Monday, September 17th • Doors at 7 PM; Talk at 7:30 PM • At The Walden Woods Project, 44 Baker Farm Road, Lincoln, MA • Co-Sponsored by The Robbins House • $4 suggested minimum donation
Ellen Garrison: Educator, Social Justice Advocate, Daughter Of Concord

Ellen Garrison: Educator, Social Justice Advocate, Daughter of Concord

Tuesday, August 21th • 7-8 pm • At Wright Tavern • Co-Sponsored by The Robbins House • Part of the Concord Museum’s “People of Concord” Summer Series
In Her Own Words: Mary Merrick Brooks And Strategies Of Reform

In Her Own Words: Mary Merrick Brooks and Strategies of Reform

Thursday, August 16th • 7-8 pm • At Wright Tavern • Part of the Concord Museum’s “People of Concord” Summer Series
Spotlight On… Charles Mauldin, Selma Youth Leader

Spotlight on… Charles Mauldin, Selma Youth Leader

Middlesex School history teacher Ken Whitlock recently brought Selma civil rights activist Charles Mauldin to the Robbins House.
New! Brochures At The Robbins House

New! Brochures at the Robbins House

Robbins House Historians Write Brochures to Answer Visitors’ Most Frequently Asked Questions
July 4th – Costumed Civil Rights Re-enactors And Visitors Read And Discuss Frederick Douglass’s Speech On Independence
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