In the wake of national events of 1963, including the murder of Medgar Evars and the March on Washington,the Hingham Chapter of the Massachusetts Freedom Movement was formed.

This group spearheaded efforts such as the “Good Neighbor Pledge” (pictured).

[Image: Hingham Historical Society – look closely at the Good Neighbor Pledge – we see some folks we know on here! Source: Not All is Changed, p. 395]