"Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial" Black Heritage Trail Tip by KarenandCory

Black Heritage Trail, Boston: 6 reviews and 7 photos

  Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial
by KarenandCory
 
  • Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial - Boston
      Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial
    by KarenandCory
  • Black Heritage Trail - Boston
      Black Heritage Trail
    by KarenandCory
 

The 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry entered the American Civil War in 1863. It was the first black regiment to be recruited in the North.
Robert Gould Shaw, who was played by Matthew Broderick in the movie Glory, was the white colonel in command. The Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial is the first site on the Black Heritage Trail.

Directions: Beacon and Park Streets
Boston Common

Phone: +1 617-742-5415
Website: http://www.afroammuseum.org

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 23, 2006
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