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2024 Underground Railroad Historic Walking Tour, presented with PAHMUSA

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2024 Underground Railroad Historic Walking Tour, presented with PAHMUSA

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

$5 – $10
Underground Railroad Historic Walking Tour Springfield Massachusetts PAHMUSA Springfield Preservation Trust

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 and Board Member Regine Jackson for leading the organization and research of this tour.

This walking tour departs from the Tower Square Lobby, near Dunkin and Big Y. The tour is $5 for Springfield Preservation Trust, Springfield Museums, and PAHMUSA members, and is $10 for non-members, payable in advance on Eventbrite or at the outset of the tour. The tour is $5 for Springfield Preservation Trust, Springfield Museums, and PAHMUSA members, and is $10 for non-members, payable in advance on Eventbrite or at the outset of the tour.

The Second Saturday Walking Tour series is co-presented by the Springfield Preservation Trust and Springfield Museums, and generously sponsored by the Daboul Family Charitable Trust.

About PAHMUSA

This event is presented in partnership with the Pan African Historical Museum USA (PAHMUSA), a museum that links the African Diaspora to Springfield, MA and surrounding communities. PAHMUSA was founded in 1995 by Lujuana Hood and is located at Tower Square (1500 Main Street) in Springfield. To learn more, visit its website at pahmusa.org.

About the Springfield Preservation Trust

Founded in 1972, the Springfield Preservation Trust strives to preserve, protect, and promote properties in Springfield that have architectural or historic significance. As the only non-profit, non-government advocacy group for historic preservation in Springfield, the Trust will continue to be the voice of preservation into the future. To learn more, visit its website at springfieldpreservation.org.

 

Organizer

Springfield Preservation Trust
Phone
(413) 747-0656

Venue

Tower Square
1500 Main Street
Springfield,
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