The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom

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The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Commemorate the Underground Railroad:  Journey to Freedom at our event on Saturday February 18th celebrating the resistance against slavery.


Come learn the history of the Underground Railroad, immerse yourself in the stories of some of the secret journeys, and hear how the stories themselves were passed on.  Experience an interactive trip through our Historic Park when you put yourself in the shoes of one of the brave individuals who resisted slavery.  Learn about the history of African American education and how communities persevered to learn and grow, while you explore our Rosenwald School.  Kids can enjoy crafts inspired by the incredible journeys and folk arts of Black Alabamians.


10:00 – Underground Railroad History and Stories

11:00 – Interactive Underground Railroad Tour

12:30 – Black Education and the Rosenwald Schools

1:30 – Underground Railroad History and Stories

2:30 – Interactive Underground Railroad Tour

Crafts ongoing throughout the day.


Activities are included in general admission.


February 18
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Burritt on the Mountain


Burritt on the Mountain
3101 Burritt Dr.
Huntsville, AL 35801 United States
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