Extended Thru July 24, 2016
Henry Thomas and Nancy Butterworth have been honored with a new Ohio historical marker at the site of their mid-1800s home in southern Warren County.
Their family contributed their land in Hamilton Township as a station on the Underground Railroad and helped hundreds of fugitive slaves fleeing north in the decades before the Civil War. Slaves would find shelter in a saferoom in their home on the banks of the Little Miami River before moving onward to Lebanon or Clinton County.
Guiru Zhang of Mason recently wrote in to the Cincinnati Enquirer, recalling his memories of living in Beijing during the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre.
Join us at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center inside From Slavery to Freedom on the 3rd Floor on April 9, 2015 at 3:10 p.m. to participate in this historic commemoration.
Who built the Great Pyramids of Giza? Why? Are there any secret tunnels and hidden doors inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu? What is the mystery of the so-called Osiris shaft? What is the story of the curse of the Sphinx?
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