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The Underground Railroad Network to Freedom at Leesylvania SP

Learn about aspects of the Leesylvania State Park's rich and diverse history during Black History Month.

Date(s):

Friday, February 1, 2019 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. Free and open to all ages. For more information please call 703-583-6904.
Visitor Center is open Friday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:

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

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