21 October 2011

Banneker-Douglass Museum, Maryland State Archives, and Historic Annapolis Present

Flee! Stories of Flight from Maryland in Black and White
Exhibition Opening and Talk by Dr. Ira Berlin

Tuesday, 1 November 2011
5:00 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.

Banneker-Douglass Museum
84 Franklin Street, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Commemorate the 148th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland at the opening of themuseum’s latest exhibition. Designed by the Archives’ Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, this traveling exhibition highlights rare historical documents that give testament to the daily operation of slavery in our state Join us for a living history performance from Historic Annapolis’ highly acclaimed Project Runaway followed by nationally renowned historian and author, Dr. Ira Berlin, as he shares some of his views on the Underground Railroad and slavery in Maryland.

For more information or to register for this program, please contact the Banneker-Douglass Museum at 410.216.6181 or email BDMPrograms@goci.state.md.us.

Teachers who pre-register for this program will receive a complimentary document pack.