Connect with History Labor Day Weekend: September 6 is the Final Sunday of Seasonal Hours!

The summer is winding down and schools around the region are already back in session, which means that Labor Day Weekend is the last opportunity to take advantage of seasonal Sunday hours. The long weekend is also the perfect time to engage with history and learn more about America’s struggle for inclusive freedom in three powerful and thought- provoking exhibitions: The Emancipation Proclamation, Diversity in Baseball and Power of the

Marriage Equality

Today, history has been made. The ruling of the Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges was made possible by works and the bravery of activists like Bayard Rustin, Harvey Milk and Edith Windsor. We thank Jim Obergefell and the plaintiffs who testified and changed the course history. Justice Kennedy’s remarks affirm the fact that we all have the same legal right to marriage.

Freedom Center Seasonal Hours are Back

It's that time of year again--warmer weather, longer days and the return of seasonal visitor hours! School groups from across the region will be visiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center this spring, to engage with history, learn about modern abolition and connect with the lessons of the Underground Railroad. In order to accommodate the influx of visiting school groups and the general public, the museum will be open Mondays in May, from 11 a.m... to 5 p.m.


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