When: Friday, November 11th, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Where: Outdoor Education Center | Community Events
Cost: $5 per person. All ages welcome
Share in one of our most popular living history courses. Experience what it was like to be a slave on the run in New York, trying to make it to freedom in Canada before being captured by bounty hunters. You’ll learn about famous abolitionists, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 and how to escape captors – all from the perspective of someone who was there!
- The Underground Railroad, a Safe Haven (socyberty.com)
- Turning Points in American History: The Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 (brighthub.com)
- How were the underground railroad and free African Americans in the north affected by the fugitive slave law (wiki.answers.com)
- Underground Railroad (bodhirose.wordpress.com)