The mission of The Robbins House (formerly the Drinking Gourd Project), is to reveal the little known African American history of Concord MA and its regional and national importance.

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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 their pathways to independence and contributed to the anti-slavery.
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TAKE A WALKING TOUR

We created a map of African American and Anti-slavery history in Concord, MA.

Download the map and take a walking tour of the African American and Anti-slavery history sites in Concord.