WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018 / 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Taking a cue from the Smithsonian, the pre-conference tour will highlight the black settlements and mixed-race communities that are featured in the National Museum of African American History and Culture’s “The Power of Place Exhibit”. All sites for this tour are listed in the National Parks Service Underground Railroad “Network to Freedom” Program.
Levi and Catherine Coffin Interpretive Center and Historic Home
The Center, featured by Smithsonian Magazine as one of the 12 new museums to visit in 2016
Levi and Catharine Coffin – Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites
Union Literary Institute Preservation Site
James and Sophia Clemens Farmstead
Located just across the Ohio border, the Clemens founded the Longtown Settlement when they purchased the land in 1818. Longtown will be celebrating their bicentennial in2018. All of these sites are listed in the National Parks Service Underground Railroad “Network to Freedom” Program.