Someone suggested this historical home as a meetup two years ago, and I'm just getting around to putting it on the calendar.
$7 per person
It's the historic home of a Loyalist (pffft!). It's an hour tour starting at 1pm.
The Royall House and Slave Quarters are located at 15 George Street in Medford, Massachusetts. Detailed Map
A Unique Window into the Past
The home of one of the richest families in New England and the enslaved Africans who made their lifestyle possible. Architecture, furnishings, and artifacts bear witness to their entwined stories. The Home.
Isaac Royall never intended to abandon hearth and home. He just got caught on the wrong side of the Revolution. Royall Family History.
Enslaved People at the Royall House
When the Royalls moved to Medford from Antigua, they brought 27 slaves with them. New England slavery was not benign. The Royall Slaves.
A full-scale dig has uncovered more than 5,000 objects from the Royall family and their slaves. The Dig.
Many families have been connected to the Royall House since 1732. Families.