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The Underground Railroad Network and Leesylvania SP

Learn about aspects of Leesylvania State Park's rich and diverse history as we celebrate Black History Month.

Date(s):

Friday, February 2, 2018 10:00 am

Overview:

The Leesylvania property is associated with the flight of two runaway slaves as well as a slave who escaped in 1848. A band of escaped slaves also informed Union soldiers of Confederate activity at the property's Freestone Point in September 1861. Learn about aspects of the park's rich and diverse history as we celebrate Black History Month. Displays will illustrate our inclusion into the National Park Services Network to Freedom program.  For more information please call 703-583-6904. Free.

Location:

Leesylvania State Park
Leesylvania State Park
2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr
Woodbridge, VA 22191
(703) 730-8205

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