Calendar Event

Emancipation Day: Our Future Is To Be Forever Free!

Saturday, September 22, 2018
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Emancipation Day programming is included in general admission.

On September 22, 2018, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center joins the statewide commemoration of President Abraham Lincoln’s preliminary emancipation proclamation to abolish slavery in 1862. Visitors can experience dramatic readings of the African American folktale The People Could Fly, participate in a conversation with the museum’s senior historian Carl Westmoreland, and join the screening of Civil War: The Untold Story

12:00 p.m. Dramatic reading of The People Could Fly

1:00 p.m. A Conversation with Senior Historian, Carl Westmoreland

3:00 p.m. Civil War: The Untold Story film screening

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 10:00am