This ongoing and collaborative timeline shares the history, achievements and contributions of our Black community members living and working in Hingham throughout the past three centuries. We know we have only begun to scratch the surface with this timeline and that there are many more stories and events to be shared and will continue to update this page. We are especially interested in hearing stories from residents whose families have lived this history. Documents, photographs, and oral histories that they would be willing to share would be greatly appreciated. Click here to submit contributions.
View references and contributors to this timeline. We will continue to update individual entries with direct citations to sources as we develop this project. We have indicated the places where we have relied on individual recollections and interviews for information.