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Sailing to Freedom: Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad

March 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 16, 2023

Based on the book Sailing to Freedom, this exhibit highlights little-known stories and describes the less-understood maritime side of the Underground Railroad, including the impact of African American paid, and unpaid, waterfront labor. This exhibit was made possible by the New Bedford Whaling Museum and the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth.


March 1, 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center
400 High Street
Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 United States
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