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Color Of Baseball Exhibit: Public Celebration And Family Fun Day
Catch "The Color of Baseball in Boston," a new exhibition that sheds light on early American sports history and commemorates the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park.
Don't miss this unique collection of photographs and equipment of the day, including the uniform of Will "Cannonball" Jackman, referred to as the "Best Ballplayer You Have Never Heard Of."
Click on the West Newton Colored Tigers team photo (1920s) for a preview of things to come.
Museum entrance fees apply. More details about the event are forthcoming.
Accessible for all.
Event info and text provided by The Museum Of African-American History.
More About Museum Of African American History
The museum is comprised of the African Meeting House and the Abiel Smith School. The meeting house is the oldest African Meeting house in America and the adjacent school is the first black public school building constructed in the country. The Abiel Smith School features rotating exhibits and a museum gift store open year-round. Guided or self-guided tours for the 1.6 mile Black Heritage Trail concludes at the Abiel School and African Meeting house. Guided tours are available throughout the year by appointment (617) 742-5415 and at 10, noon, and 2pm Memorial Day through Labor Day.