Sunday May 19
The Madison Press
Cyclers on track with Underground Railroad
That Civil-War-period fact is not lost to cyclists who are retracing the route, which courses northward from Alabama to Ontario, Canada.
Sat May 18, 2013
The Deerfield Valley News
Bella Voce Women's Chorus of Vermont - Spring Concert
Bella Voce Women's Chorus and Artistic Director Dawn Willis will salute the concepts of hope and freedom in an entertaining and informative program centered around Robert De Cormier's powerful choral masterpiece They Called Her Moses .
Superstar soprano Kathleen Battle returns to Strathmore in evening of spirituals
Superstar soprano Kathleen Battle brings her "Underground Railroad" program back to the Music Center at Strathmore .
Fri May 17, 2013
The Waterloo Region Record
Travel: Maryland driving tour explores life and work of Harriet Tubman
Harriet Tubman was injured as a child by a slave owner at the Bucktown Village Store on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
Wed May 15, 2013
In Celebration of the Underground Railroad
"Come back again, you hear!" This was said to me, after I had spent the afternoon at one of the stops of the Underground Railroad , the EMMARTS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH , R olling and D ogwood R oads.
The Rokeby Museum Explores the Underground Railroad, and Gets a New Building a " With Toilets
Jane Williamson used to watch wistfully as tour buses tooled past the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, where she has worked as director for the past 18 years.
Tue May 14, 2013
Underground Railroad Discussion Wednesday
The Ross County Historical Society's Spring Speakers Series continues with "THE PROMISED LAND: JOHN PARKER AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD" Wednesday evening.
Mon May 13, 2013
Several Queens Areas Near 7 Train Offer Variety Of International Food Options
You don't have to go far from home to enjoy some of the best food from around the world.
The Daily Record
Meeting notes 5-13
The Wayne County Retired Teacher's Association met April 23 at the Wayne County Career Center Restaurant where a business meeting was held before lunch.
Fri May 10, 2013
Buffalo to invest $1.5M in Broderick Park
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said he is allocating $1.5 million for the first phase of a makeover at the popular lower West Side park, with the funds being used for the construction of new shelters and grilling stations, a revamped south parking area, small performance amphitheater, new entrance, Black Rock Canal-side railings, utilities and lighting.
Thu May 09, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Retracing Harriet Tubman's swampy path to freedom
Thorns pierced my slacks as I traipsed through the swamp, dodging deep, inky pools and thanking my lucky stars that it wasn't mosquito season.
Wed May 08, 2013
Maryland wildlife refuge: Retrace Harriet Tubman's swampy path to freedom
Susan Meredith is co-owner of the Bucktown Village Store on Maryland's Eastern Shore, which has been preserved as a museum to honor Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad that led slaves to freedom.
Karen Heller: Tiny church unintimidated by hate message
Bill Streater and Greg Carter, members of the Mt. Zion AME Church in Woolwich Township, peer down a trap door in the floor May 7, 2013 where runaway slaves would hide on their way North on the Underground Railroad.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Historic Woolwich Township church defaced with racial slur, police say
WOOLWICH TWP. - Worshipers at the Zion Methodist A.M.E. Church - a former stop on the Underground Railroad - arrived to find a disturbing piece of graffiti on the bulletin board in front of their building Sunday morning.
Sun May 05, 2013
Former Eagle Jeremiah Trotter attends Newtown premiere of The North Star
Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jeremiah Trotter attended the Newtown, PA premiere of "The North Star" on Saturday, May 4. Trotter is cast as lead character, Big Ben Jones, in this slave narrative that depicts the true story of Jones, who escapes with fellow slave Moses Hopkins and finds refuge along the Underground Railroad to Pennsylvania.
Maury Fifth-Graders Honor Underground Railroad
Maury Elementary School fifth-graders painted more than 50 panels now on display along Russell Road and W. Masonic View Avenue inspired by the quilts of the Underground Railroad.
Thu May 02, 2013
Centerville's Civil War home front recalled
CARE TO WEAR THIS? -- Gail Vincent, who gave a talk about the undergarments of bygone days, displays the infrastructure of a bustle.
The Local Voice of YOUR Community
Born into slavery in Dorchester County, Md., around 1820, Araminta Ross experienced beatings and whippings as a child.
North County Public Radio
Kim and Reggie Harris bring 'Dream Alive' to Saranac Lake
Kim and Reggie Harris will bring their music and stories of the Underground Railroad and the modern civil rights movement to Saranac Lake next Monday and Tuesday.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Lincoln the focus of speakers series
The Ross County Historical Society will commemorate the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation during its 2013 Spring Speakers Series.