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Phillis Wheatley Day

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Phillis Wheatley Day

Saturday, August 18, 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm Phillis Wheatley Day Meet Poet Phillis Wheatley Travel back in time to the 1770s with African-American poet Phillis Wheatley to explore the Meeting House as it was when she attended church here! Phillis Wheatley, portrayed by a Freedom Trail Foundation Player® dressed in full 18th-century costume, will share her experiences as a writer, churchgoer, and enslaved woman in colonial Boston. FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.