Michigan History Museum - Michigan Freedom Trail Commission Heritage Gathering

Date:  September 01, 2020  -  September 30, 2020
Time: All Day Event
Location: Online via Zoom
Contact: Tobi Voigt 517-241-1442

A statue features people being led to safety. A man and woman stand in front of them.

The Michigan Freedom Trail Commission and its partners, the Wayne County Community College District and Michigan History Center, announce the third annual Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering will take place as a series of virtual presentations on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in September 2020. 

The virtual sessions are free and open to individuals, organizations and communities interested in our statewide Underground Railroad heritage. 

This year's events, which will be hosted using the Zoom platform, include panel discussions, local research, tips for researching local Underground Railroad history and more. 

Download the PDF listing of sessions, presenters and registration links.Once you register for a session, you will receive an email confirmation with the detailed event information, including log on credentials.

Questions? Contact Sheri Giffin at GiffinS@Michigan.gov.

The Michigan History Museum—flagship of the Michigan History Museum System—is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan History Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan History Center events throughout the state.

Updated 08/14/2020