Calendar Event

Gallery Talk: WHAT TO THE SLAVE IS THE 4TH OF JULY?

Thursday, July 5, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

This program is free with general admission.

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Frederick Douglass's birth. This milestone presents us with an outstanding opportunity to explore his life and history. On July 5, 1852, Frederick Douglass gave one of his most significant speeches at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence, held at Rochester's Corinthian Hall. 

Christopher Miller, Director of Education at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, will deliver a gallery talk centered on the significance of this famous speech.  Through this meaningful experience, museum guest will be challenged with the paradox of American slavery and liberty.  

Parking Advisory: Visit http://www.thebankspublicpartnership.com/parking for directions to the Central Riverfront Garage.

Event Date: 
Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 2:00pm