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  • The Landscape as the Underground Railroad

The Landscape as the Underground Railroad – Talk Dec. 7

Hear an Interpretive Program from a National Park Service ranger from 2 to 3pm on Thursday, Dec. 7, inside the Multi-Purpose room at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Read more >

  • Nature and the Underground Railroad at Adkins Arboretum

Nature’s Role in the Flight to Freedom – Talk Dec. 6

When Harriet Tubman set off to find her freedom, summertime was in the past. In fact, many of her rescues were made in the fall or winter, making Read more >

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