Sheffield Park Black History & Cultural Museum
in co-operation with the Welland Historical Museum
is pleased to present the travelling exhibit
“SECRETS OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD”
In the 1850s, approximately 40,000 Black refugees entered Canada from the United States. This interactive travelling exhibit from The Welland Historical Museum explores slavery, the Underground Railroad, a secret network that assisted fugitive slaves escape to freedom in Canada, and the challenges escaped slaves faced once in Canada.
Tuesday to Friday
February 5 – March 1, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Carolynn Wilson, SPBH&CM Curator