A VBH Itinerary: Abraham Lincoln Assassin, John Wilkes Booth

VisitBlackHistory.com itinerary: ⁣⁣John Wilkes Booth strongly opposed the abolition of slavery and assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater (Washington DC) April 14, 1865. Ford’s Theater offers guided tours.⁣⁣⁣⁣John Wilkes Booth then fled to Southern Maryland. One of those stops was Surratt’s Tavern where there were guns and ammunition stored. ⁣⁣Surratt’s House is now a … More A VBH Itinerary: Abraham Lincoln Assassin, John Wilkes Booth

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center (part 1 of 2)

Follow us on Instagram: @VisitBlackHistory Photo by Sophia V. Nelson/The Merging Lanes Project Meet Mary Dennard-Turner, part of the Maryland Park Service staff at the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center located in Church Creek (Dorchester County) Maryland. An area native. For several years she has been an active member of the local heritage preservation … More Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center (part 1 of 2)

Michael Rosato’s Cambridge (Maryland) African American Heritage Mural

The African American Heritage Mural is located at the corner of Maryland Avenue and Route 50 in Cambridge, Maryland.  View this post on Instagram Oooo I didn’t plan to capture this beauty today. I saw photos of it about a year ago, circulating online after its unveiling. But when it appeared to the right of … More Michael Rosato’s Cambridge (Maryland) African American Heritage Mural

Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resource Directory: Harriet Tubman National Historical Park

Picture via nps.gov Deanna Mitchell was one of the speakers at this year’s Black History Month event held at the Department of the Interior. It was there that it was announced she had been named Superintendent of Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park. added Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park to our Cultural … More Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resource Directory: Harriet Tubman National Historical Park