Author and historian Anthony Cohen will be joining us for a special lecture on the history of the Underground Railroad as part of monthly programming for our exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad.
Join us as he recounts his two-month journey traveling a route of the Underground Railroad by foot, boat, and rail from Maryland to Canada and describes his harrowing experience of being shipped north in a crate like Freedom Seeker Henry “Box” Brown.
Included with Museum Admission. B&O Members FREE.
This event will be live streamed for public online viewing as well.
More Upcoming Underground Railroad Events
The B&O Railroad Museum is proud to host events and activities related to our exhibit, The Underground Railroad: Freedom Seekers on the B&O Railroad throughout 2023 — with live performances, lectures, and more.
Anthony Cohen embarked on a two-month journey from Maryland to Canada in the spring of 1996 retracing the Underground Railroad, using Henry “Box” Brown’s method of shipping himself in a crate.
Join us for a performance from Baltimore songwriter and recording artist Wordsmith.
More upcoming events at the B&O
Museum opens to the public at 11:30 AM
Special Guest Lecture from Underground Railroad Historian Anthony Cohen
June 17 @ 1:30 PM
Restoration Shop Tour
June 18 @ 11:45 AM
Screen Painting at the B&O
May 26 – June 11
Music For Mankind: Wordsmith + Live Band
July 14 @ 7 PM
The Underground Railroad
Exhibition Now Open!
Every other Thursday, January – October @ 10:30 AM
THE POLAR EXPRESS™ TRAIN RIDE
Returning in 2023!
Bank of America Model Train Gallery
See Baltimore landmarks in miniature