Due to possible seating limitations, free tickets will be required for entry. (see below)
The Underground and Overground Railroad
Using storytelling, historical artifacts and songs, this presentation will depict the ingenuity and resiliency used by those involved in the Underground Railroad to help over 100,000 enslaved people escape to freedom between 1810 and 1850. We’ll then fast forward to the Jim Crow era and explore the Overground Railroad created by the Green Book which helped foster a network of safe spaces that allowed Blacks to travel, live and work despite illegal and legally sanctioned discrimination through Jim Crow laws.
Presentation Category – Culture, Gender, and Identity Studies – African American Studies
Free tickets available at the library one week prior to the program. Tickets will not be available after 12:00pm on the day of the program.
One ticket per family member
Ticket must be presented upon entry
First come, first served
Ticket holders must be seated by 10:15am on the day of the program. At that time, all empty seats will be given away. Saved seats are not allowed. You are responsible for your ticket. Lost tickets cannot be replaced.
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