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The Underground Railroad

With Cuyahoga Valley National Park Rangers

2023-02-20 18:00:00 2023-02-20 19:00:00 America/New_York The Underground Railroad Join park rangers and volunteer actors to explore the Underground Railroad that once traveled through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will enjoy this interactive experience. Kenmore Branch Virtual - Zoom

Monday, February 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-02-20 18:00:00 2023-02-20 19:00:00 America/New_York The Underground Railroad Join park rangers and volunteer actors to explore the Underground Railroad that once traveled through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will enjoy this interactive experience. Kenmore Branch Virtual - Zoom

Join park rangers and volunteer actors to explore the Underground Railroad that once traveled through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You will enjoy this interactive experience.

Register online, in person, or by phone at 330.745.6126.

In observance of Black History Month, explore the Underground Railroad that once traveled through Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This program chronicles the efforts of free Black canal boat captain John Malvin, who transported many things aboard the boat Auburn. Some believe that included runaway slaves. You will enjoy this interactive experience involving park rangers and volunteer actors!

This program is held on Zoom—registration is required to receive a login. 

A webcam and microphone may be necessary for participation in this interactive event. If you have one or neither of these, your level of participation will be limited. If you do not have an email address, please contact the Kenmore Branch to learn how to participate in this program via phone.


Related Resources:

"The Underground Railroad Records: Narrating the Hardships, Hairbreadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom" by William Still.

"Underground Railroad [DVD]: The William Still Story" Director, producer, and writer Laine Drewery.

AGE GROUP: | Teen | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | History |

TAGS: | underground railroad | History | Black History Month |

Kenmore Branch Library

kenmore@akronlibrary.org
Phone: 330.745.6126
Branch manager
Wendy Zarara

Hours
Mon, Mar 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
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Fri, Mar 24 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 26 Closed

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The Kenmore Branch Library is a center of neighborhood enrichment where people and resources come together for information, education, and entertainment. Computers and computer classes, WiFi, copiers, scanning and faxing are just a few of the popular services available at the Library; meeting space for non-profit groups and organizations is also in high-demand throughout the year.

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