The Ranger Roadshow

The National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program works with people, both inside and outside of the National Park Service, to preserve and share verifiable stories about the Underground Railroad. What better way to learn about the Underground Railroad than to go on a virtual journey across the nation to visit Network to Freedom Listings? Join the Network to Freedom on a virtual road trip each month, and meet Network to Freedom members who are preserving and sharing the often untold stories the Underground Railroad: the nation's first civil rights movement.

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Duration:
11 minutes, 23 seconds

The National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program presents the Ranger Roadshow - a video series highlighting Network to Freedom Listings. Our 1st video highlights the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. During the 1850s, Hayes represented freedom seekers in at least 2 lawsuits after they were arrested under the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850. Learn more: Lewis Case: https://ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Lewis_(Last_Name_Unknown) Rosetta Armstead Case: https://ohiomemory.ohiohistory.org/archives/

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Last updated: February 14, 2021