Brothers of the Borderland

Sponsor: The Boeing Company

Brothers of the Borderland immerses guests in a thrilling flight to freedom, showcasing the courage and cooperation of John Parker and Rev. John Rankin as they aid a woman risking everything to flee slavery. The 25-minute film features a segment narrated by Oprah Winfrey that introduces the main historical figures John Parker and Rev. John Rankin, abolitionists in Ripley, OH. The film is shown in an "experiential" theater, complete with crickets chirping in the background. This exhibit may not be appropriate for very young children, but it is ideal for ages 8 and above.