The Millennium Trail was a 1990s failed federal program to create historic trails through US cities and towns, including in Roxbury where only one plaque was installed.
Teaching Artist Neil Horsky and four high school students in Roxbury Community College’s Upward Bound 2012 summer program investigated historic sites in Roxbury through community exploration, online research, and collaborative arts exercises. We considered how these sites and stories are relevant today in the New Millennium, how they resonate with our own experiences, and what we could do to continue the struggle for social progress. We are sharing our findings through this arts publication: a self-guided tour of our own Roxbury Millennium Trail.
Press: read the Boston.com article about Continuing the Millennium Trail