LOCATION: EAST BRIDGE, SECOND FLOOR
Bring your kids to story time! A Freedom Center staff member or volunteer will read a story that highlights minority baseball players and their impact on the game of baseball and American culture.
Book: Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl’s Baseball Dream by: Crystal Hubbard (book read by Freedom Center Staff/ Volunteer)
Ages: k – 6
LOCATION: GRAND HALL, SECOND FLOOR
Come learn about the Emancipation Proclamation and celebrate freedom today by making your own freedom kite.
LOCATION: TOUR STARTS IN THE FREEDOM CENTER LOBBY
This tour will lead visitors throughout the main gallery halls of the museum. The tour guide will highlight significant artifacts, stories, locations, and answer questions on this one hour experience.
Create your own baseball cap.
The Freedom Drivers Project (FDP), held by Truckers Against Trafficking, will be making a stop at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center July 4th weekend. The FDP truck will be parked outside the Center and will be available to the public at no cost. The hours of operation will be 11:00am till 5:00pm both days.
Last Friday, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center hosted the Freedmen’s Bureau Indexing Campaign announcement. FamilySearch, the largest genealogy organization in the world, announced the digital release of over 4 million Freedmen’s Bureau historical records and the launch a nationwide volunteer indexing effort. The event was held in the Harriet Tubman Theater and a livestream was broadcast from the main press event that took place at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles.
This website was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Underground Railroad Educational and Cultural (URR) Program