News & Events

Stories of Self-Liberation across the Americas: Webinar 26 Sept 2022

Register now to join us for a webinar about the International Underground Railroad. Experts will share “Stories of Self-Liberation across the Americas” on Monday 26 September at 2pm EDT (8pm CEST) on zoom. Learn about the history of the universal desire for self liberation from slavery and the intangible heritage…

September is 4th Annual International Underground Railroad Month

Harriet Tubman (detail), Library of Congress
Governor Hogan Proclaims September as 4th Annual International Underground Railroad Month Month-long Celebration Highlights Maryland’s Freedom Fighters ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan today proclaimed September 2022 as the 4th annual International Underground Railroad Month in Maryland. The month acknowledges the significance of the Underground Railroad, and all those involved, for its contribution to…

US/ICOMOS Awarded a Network to Freedom Grant

US/ICOMOS is proud to announce that we have been awarded a Network to Freedom Grant! These grants, funded by the 400 Years of African American History Commission and administered by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, will help preserve Underground Railroad history across the country.…