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Blog · June 19, 2022
Part 3: The Underground Railroad as a Moral Statement - 2pm Norman K. Dann PhD will present The Underground Railroad as a Moral Statement at the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark. Dann will draw upon his thirty years of research and writing to describe the existence of the Underground Railroad as a moral statement about a corrupt nation. By 1830 the abolition movement was heating up because the nation had failed to implement its ideals of freedom and justice for all. Five dollar...

Juneteenth Weekend 2022
Blog · June 18, 2022
I LOVE NEW YORK PATH THROUGH HISTORY JUNETEENTH WEEKEND in PETERBORO NY

Blog · June 12, 2022
Part 2: Elizabeth Smith Miller and Greene Smith - 2pm Norman K. Dann PhD will present Elizabeth Smith Miller and Greene Smith at the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark. Dann will draw on his thirty years of research and writing to explain how the children of Gerrit and Ann Smith both rose to national prominence but in different issue areas: Elizabeth in women's rights and Greene in environmental issues. These two specializations characterized the clash between moral reform and...

Blog · June 05, 2022
Part 1: How Can the Fur Trade, Slavery, and Religion be Connected? -2pm In the first of three consecutive Sundays in June, Norm will present Peter, Gerrit, and Ann Smith. Norm will answer the question: How can the fur trade, slavery, and religion be connected? The author will draw upon his thirty years of research and writing, to establish the connecting lines among the lives of Peter, Gerrit, and Ann Smith during the Post-Revolutionary and reform eras of American history. Five dollar admission...

Blog · April 29, 2022
The National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum (NAHOF) will host the Madison County NY Anti-Racism Collaborative on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 5255 Pleasant Valley Road, Peterboro NY. The event opens at 1:30 p.m. for registration, partaking of the displays and exhibits, and visiting the Abolition Hall and Museum. At 2:00 the presentations begin with a welcome by Jeff McCarn, Chair of the Ongoing Abolition Committee which organized the event. McCarn will then introduce collaboration partners:...

Blog · April 18, 2022
A powerful advocate, freedom fighter, and hero, Harriet Tubman’s story deserves to be told in a way that matches her dynamism. The National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom is proud to invite you to Travel with Tubman: Let Harriet Tubman Guide You on the Journey of a Lifetime. This virtual trip planning tool, hosted by the new National Park Service App, highlights 13 places important to Harriet Tubman’s life and legacy. After liberating herself, Tubman returned to Maryland 13 times...

Blog · April 01, 2022
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Blog · March 25, 2022
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Blog · February 28, 2022
Victoria bids our viewers goodbye as she closes out the BHM 2022 series. Additionally, she introduces Black Women's History, a program that will feature the history of Black Women in March 2022. Watch now on the NAHOF Youtube Channel

Blog · February 27, 2022
In preparation for our March Black Women's History program, John Bowen, MD, will present on the lives of Anarcha, Betsy, and Lucy who were enslaved women whose bodies were experimented upon without their consent. The experiments conducted on them would lay the foundation for the modern field of gynecology. Watch on the NAHOF Youtube Channel

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