Freedom Center to Host Pulitzer Prize–Winning Historian Eric Foner Next Week

Next Tuesday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will host Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and DeWitt Clinton Professor of History at Columbia University Eric Foner December 1 at 6 p.m., where he will discuss his latest work, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad. Foner’s lecture is the second lecture in the John and Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series—a series connecting the public with award-winning authors, historians and thought-leaders, discussing themes on history, race, culture and modern abol

The Thirteenth Amendment

 

Extended Thru July 24, 2016

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will exhibit a rare, handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment—the federal law, passed on January 31, 1865, abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude except for punishment of a crime—beginning Friday, January 15, 2016.

Cincinnati 2nd Dreamers' Summit

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2015

NATIONAL UNDERGROUND RAILROAD FREEDOM CENTER

 

Come and learn about the personal stories, struggles, experiences and hopes of young immigrants in Cincinnati. 

 

EVENING INCLUDES:

5-6 PM

Tour of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (first 100 attendees)

6-7 PM

Video Viewing of City of Immigrant Theater Play

7-7:45 PM

Dreamer’s Panel Program

7:45-8:30 PM

Chips & Salsa Reception

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