How to share your story

Step 1

  • Click here and fill out the form
  • Please provide information about the significance by writing about one of the following topics:
  • Experiences enslaved people faced on their journey to freedom
  • How enslaved populations impacted broader history
  • Why is it important to tell these stories?
  • Click Submit

Step 2

StoryMap

  • A representative from US/ICOMOS will contact you to request help with translating your story into English and/or the language of your country and, if necessary, for more information.
  • The U.S. National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program will feature one example telling the story of enslaved people, or communities, including a picture. An approximate location such as city and state of where the community/ person lived or settled should be provided to give context for this international movement.