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Underground Railroad

Footsteps to Freedom Returns for a Seventh Year

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Kenley Konnection of Columbus, Ohio has been selected for a seventh year to coordinate a teacher field study of the Underground Railroad. The agency owned by Gloria Kenley is a national leader in the field. She is the only travel agent coordinating an event of this kind in the nation.

National Park Service to Hold UGRR Meeting

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Riverside

The National Park Service will hold their Annual Underground Railroad Network to Freedom meeting in the Inland Empire from March 29- April 2, 2004. They will tour various local sites, visit schools in both Riverside and San Bernardino and visit Redlands, and Perris.

UGRR Re-Creation in Riverside Commemorates Junteenth

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The Black Women’s Forum will present “The Underground Railroad Theater and Movable Feast” on Saturday, June 21, from 6:30 p.m to 10:00 p.m. beginning at the Unuversalist Unitarian Church. The cross-town journey will re-create stops on the Underground Railroad that secreted so many freedom seekers on their journey to freedom.

Black & White Descendants of the UGRR Reunite From All Over North America

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Philadelphia

The William Still Underground Railroad Foundation Inc. along with the National Park Service, Camden Waterfront, Loews Hotel of Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Multi-Culture Congress announced the first annual National Underground Railroad Family Reunion festival to take place in Camden, New Jersey, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania June 27-29, 2003. The three-day celebration, a first of its kind, will reunite descendants of conductors, abolitionists, stationmasters, freedom seekers, and all of those persons whose ancestors were associated with the underground railroad in a public area.

Columbus, Ohio The Last Stop On Footsteps To Freedom Study Tour

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Part XI
By Cheryl Brown
Photos by Jon Gaede

Our final stop and the departure of our travels on the 5th Annual Footsteps To Freedom Study Tour was in Columbus, Ohio, an area rich in Underground Railroad activity.

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