Thursday Dec 5
Journey to freedom in light and color
"Joseph Holston: Color in Freedom: Journey Along the Underground Railroad," North Carolina Central University Art Museum, through Dec. 13. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. For information, call 919-530-6211.
Thursday Dec 5
State grant funding available for Civil War sites
The Tennessee Wars Commission and the Tennessee Historical Commission announced that applications for a new grant program, totaling about $483,000 that will provide funding to protect Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Tennessee, it will be available Dec. 1. Grants will be funded through the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Act of ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Battle Creek Enquirer
Student videos: Kellogg House, the Underground Railroad, Xmas spirit in B.C.
The Enquirer on Tuesday hosted members of the student government at Calhoun Community High School to show them how to shoot and edit video.
Connor Prairie Visits Amos To Talk About Their Unique "Follow The North Star Experience"
It began some fifteen years ago, in 1998. The first "experience" of its kind in the country where individuals could experience what it was like to journal along the Underground Railroad in the 1830's in Indiana.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Albany Times Union
Join Paul Stewart and Mary Liz Stewart at 10 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, for breakfast and a discussion of the Underground Railroad and the Capital Region's role at Congregation Gates of Heaven, 852 Ashmore Ave., Schenectady.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Tennessee News Minute
Grants for protecting Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Tennessee will be made available starting Sunday.
Sharing the Underground Railroad's untold stories
This spring, Dalhousie will get a taste of a unique theatrical experience thanks to a visiting Fulbright student's interest in our region's history.
Tennessee Wars Commission Unveils New Civil War Sites Grant Program
The Tennessee Wars Commission and the Tennessee Historical Commission announced today that applications for a new grant program that will provide funding to protect Civil War and Underground Railroad sites in Tennessee will be available Dec. 1. Funding for the grants is made possible by the Tennessee Civil War Sites Preservation Act of 2013, which ... (more)
New grants available for Civil War sites in Tenn.
The $483,000 program created under a state law enacted this year will help pay for acquiring or preserving land associated with 38 Civil War sites determined to be the most historically significant in Tennessee.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Burlington Times News
Who will lead the grand processions for area Christmas parades?
Individuals who have won special awards. Groups with special talents. These are the people chosen each year to be parade grand marshals.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
New Milford remembers Underground Railroad
The 11th Regiment, Connecticut Volunteer Infantry Co. A Color Guard along with Abraham Lincoln impersonator Howard Wright march into position at the New Milford Historical Society for the celebration of the Underground Railroad and 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Fifth-graders experience the Underground Railroad
Courtesy Photo: Fifth-grade students at Callaway Elementary got the chance to see what it was like for runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Secrets of the Underground Railroad has been traced here
Detroit was the metropolitan city that was central to the abolitionist movement with George DeBaptiste, William Lambert, and William Webb focusing much of their work in Detroit, and the historic Second Baptist Church having documented the escape of more than 5,000 enslaved people to freedom.
Beaverton Historical Society to bring in Civil War re-enactor: Beaverton best bet
The Beaverton Historical Society is bringing in Keli Meyers, a member of a local Civil War re-enactment group, to give a presentation on the Underground Railroad.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Kids as Critics: A thrilling story of survival
Do you want to read about the Civil War? Then "I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863" by Lauren Tarshis is the book for you.
Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad
One of the most effective, innovative and disruptive networks in US history reappears to virtually address freedom, access, boundaries and ownership issues in the 21st century.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
This 80-Year-Old Grandma Walked Hundreds of Miles to Retrace the Underground Railroad
The Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers-a force "for the good of all beings"-is a group of matriarchs who are spiritual leaders from native communities around the world.