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Giving Voice: An Afternoon with Historian Tiya Miles

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Royall House and Slave Quarters

15 George Street

Medford, MA 02155

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View the museum interiors, enjoy refreshments on the lawn, and hear remarks by Tiya Miles, Professor of History at Harvard University and Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Recipient of a 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, Professor Miles is the author of five books of history and one novel. Her most recent work, The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits, was co-winner of the prestigious 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize, among many other honors.

She writes, "Historians of the United States are continually unearthing an ugly truth: American slavery had no bounds. It penetrated every corner of this country, materially, economically, and ideologically, and the unjust campaign to preserve it is embedded in our built environments, North and South, East and West."

Giving Voice Annual Benefit Event

The museum's annual benefit event supports the continued preservation and interpretation of the Royall House and Slave Quarters, site of the only freestanding slave quarters in New England and a testament to the complex history of slavery and meanings of freedom in America.

The event on the museum grounds will include refreshments and tours.

Giving Voice tickets are $40 for current RH&SQ members, $50 for non-members, and $25 for students. Click here for membership information.

Support Educational Programs with Your Additional Donation

Our museum's educational work is made possible by our community of supporters. Your donation will help subsidize on-site and in-school educational programs for K-12 students, student access to informational programs, and reduced museum admission fees for students.

The Royall House and Slave Quarters is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Please use the “Additional Donation” section of the Tickets form to indicate your donation amount. The donation levels for listing in event materials are:

Benefactor = $500

Supporter = $250

Donor = $100

Friend =$25-$99

Thank you for your support!

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

The Royall House and Slave Quarters is located at 15 George Street in Medford, Massachusetts, just outside of Medford Square, near the intersection with Main Street and next to Royall Park.

By car: Route 93 to exit 32. West on Route 60 to second light (Medford Square). Turn left onto Main Street. Bear right at Mobil Station to stay on Main Street and proceed to blinking yellow light. Turn right onto George Street; the museum is on the right, just past the park. Free on-street parking is available on George Street and other nearby streets; please obey signs regarding resident permit restrictions.

Public transportation: MBTA Buses 96 from Harvard Square, 101 between Sullivan Square and Malden Station, and 80 between Arlington Center and Lechmere stop at the corner of Main and George Streets.

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Royall House and Slave Quarters

15 George Street

Medford, MA 02155

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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