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African American History

Freedom's Run: Homage to Sacrifice

October 3, 2016

Freedom's Run: Homage to SacrificeTravis Gilbert describes a unique way to experience the Heart of the Civil War: by racing on foot, as part of Freedom's Run Read More

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?

February 4, 2016

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?Brewer's Alley isn't just Frederick County’s first brewpub. Read about the site's many incarnations and the famed abolitionist who spoke here in 1879. Read More

Stories of Slavery in Familiar Landscapes

September 15, 2015

A glimpse into the lives, landscapes, and resistance of enslaved Marylanders through runaway advertisements from the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland. Read More

Tolson’s Chapel: A Place of Perseverance and Triumph

September 1, 2015

Tolson’s Chapel: A Place of Perseverance and TriumphTolson's Chapel has served Sharpsburg's African American community since the Civil War as both a church and a school. Read More