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From left to right: Mrs. Susie Caine, Mrs. Rose White, Virginia Ladson, Core Lee Wright, and Martha Caine. Cleveland, Ohio. July 1944.

 

WEEKEND SPOTLIGHT ON CIVIL RIGHTS & THE B&O

Martin luther king Jr. Weekend

JANUARY 18-20, 2020


This month, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the B&O is dedicating the entire holiday weekend to the story of civil rights and the railroad. From slavery to the civil rights era and beyond, African Americans and the railroad share a deeply interconnected history. On this special weekend, we wish to share that history with you.

 

Union Baptist Church Choir Performance

Sunday, January 19 – 1:30 PM

We're honored to host Baltimore's own Union Baptist Church choir for an unforgettable live performance in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.! Performance included with admission.

 

B&O History TOUR: FROM SLAVERY TO CIVIL RIGHTS

Saturday, January 18 – 10:30 AM, 2 PM
Sunday, January 19 – 2:30 PM
Monday, January 20 – 1 PM

A special tour which highlights the history of African Americans on the railroad from slavery to civil rights, and includes the rare opportunity to go inside of a Pullman sleeper car. The tour will last approximately 40-45 minutes. Included with admission.


 

 

Bridge to freedom KIDS WORKSHOP

January 18-20
Saturday & Sunday – 12-1 PM
Monday – 11 AM -12 PM, 12-1 PM

Young students of history will construct their own bridges as they learn about the role African American bridge-builders and railroad workers played in securing the Union's victory in the Civil War. Free for B&O members and $6 for non-members. Pre-registration required. Sign up here!


 


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