NYC Slavery and the Underground Railroad Tour: Freedom Trail
Follow the Freedom Trail in New York! Learn the exciting history of how a band of brave men and women formed the networks in Brooklyn and Manhattan that became the Underground Railroad. Visit an archeological site and memorial dedicated to the memory of enslaved Africans in colonial America. View the former stations, including the former locations of homes and churches, that were on the Underground Railroad. Learn about the riots, revolts and dramatic escapes that occurred during American slavery. Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover the stories of real New Yorkers who risked life and property to help people escaping American Slavery.
- View historic sites that were part of the Underground Railroad network
- Visit a memorial and museum commorating the lives of enslaved Africans in NYC.
- Learn about the harrowing and long journey that many slaves undertook to gain their freedom
- Listen to tales of courage and triumph and discover real New Yorkers who risked life and property to help others
Schedule: Wednesdays and Saturdays at 1pm.
Duration: 2 hours
Meeting Place: This tour meets in front of the Museum of the American Indian located at 1 Bowling Green at the intersection of Bowling Green and Broadway in Manhattan.
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