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The Underground Railroad in Springfield, presented with PAHMUSA
June 10, 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pmFree
Visit locations and meet people that salute the perseverance, ingenuity, and resilience of some of Springfield’s unsung early residents. The Underground Railroad was comprised of many people and places—Springfield was an important destination for freedom seekers and activists like Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, and John Brown.
Join the Springfield Preservation Trust, in partnership with the Pan African Historical Museum USA (PAHMUSA) for this Second Saturday Walking Tour. Special thank you to PAHMUSA Executive Director Sam Bradley for leading the organization and research of this tour.
This walking tour departs from the Tower Square. Docents will meet you at the Main Street entrance and guide you to the tour. The tour is free.
The Second Saturday Walking Tour series is co-presented by the Springfield Preservation Trust and Springfield Museums, and is sponsored by a grant from the Springfield Cultural Council and the Mass Cultural Council.