International Underground Railroad Month

Celebrate International Underground Railroad Month

Leading with courage, cooperation and perseverance.


Fifth Third Community Day, September 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Enjoy free admission as part of our Fifth Third Community Days, made possible through the support of the Fifth Third Foundation. Take part in special programming for the whole family and learn about other local Underground Railroad sites that you can visit in our region.

Freedom Film Series: A Higher Law: The Oberlin-Wellington Rescue of 1858, September 14, 6:45 p.m.

Discover an amazing story of courageous abolitionism in Ohio and how it impacted the nation.

Freedom Lecture with Kristen Green: The Devil’s Half Acre, September 27, 6:00 p.m.

Join us for an evening with author and journalist Kristen Green to discuss her latest book The Devil’s Half Acre: The Untold Story of How One Woman Liberated the South’s Most Notorious Slave Jail.

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