Tour the most important sites of Frederick Douglass’ childhood.
Tales of Three Families at Homewood Farm
The Carrolls, Connors and Rosses all called Homewood Farm home. There’s material enough in their history for a 10-part mini-series.
Exploring Forgotten History: Catoctin Furnace and the African American Cemetery Trail
Explore Catoctin Furnace’s rich history and learn why this iron-making village was so important to America’s history.
Arlington House: The Mysterious House on the Hill
Often overshadowed by the national cemetery surrounding it, Arlington House is a worthy daytrip destination in its own right.
Seeking Harriet Tubman in Fort Hill Cemetery
We went to Fort Hill Cemetery to pay our respects — and get the closest we’ll ever get — to freedom fighter and American hero Harriet Tubman. We’d visited her home, which is under restoration and renovation, earlier that day. And the day before, we’d toured William Seward’s house, her friend and former U.S. Secretary […]
Enjoy a Perfect Bike Ride along the C&D Canal Trail
Go for a fun bike ride along this beautiful trail along the Chesapeake-and-Delaware Canal between Chesapeake City (in Maryland) to Delaware City (in Delaware).
Learning More About a Favorite Hero at Harriet Tubman National Historic Park
Join MidAtlantic DayTrips on its pilgrimage to learn about the rest of Harriet Tubman’s story — her life in Auburn, NY after the end of the Civil War.
Discovering Dorchester’s Black History (and More!) Through Its Murals
You can discover a lot about a town by its murals. What do Cambridge’s murals tell us?
Forgotten But Now Found: Martinsburg’s Green Hill Historic African American Cemetery
Once forgotten and disrespected by the White community, the Green Hill Historic African American Cemetery is now a serene and dignified resting place for those interred there.
Sojourner Truth Interpretive Trail — Shaupeneak Ridge Park
Within Shaupeneak Ridge Park, in Ulster County, NY, the Sojourner Truth Discovery Trail allows you to experience part of Truth’s 11-mile journey to self-emancipation.