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Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

February 15 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 5:00 pm

They left in the middle of the night – often carrying little more than the knowledge to follow the North Star. In the decades prior to the Civil War in 1865, an estimated 100,000 slaves became passengers on the Underground Railroad, a journey of untold hardship, in search of freedom. Under the cover of darkness,... Read more »

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Guaranteeing Her Right…The 19th Amendment, Women and the Right to Vote

March 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 17, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The campaign for women’s voting rights lasted more than seven decades. Considered the largest reform movement in United States history, its participants believed that securing the vote was essential to achieving women’s economic, social. and political equality. Culminating 100 years ago in the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. the fight for women’s suffrage was... Read more »

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Collective Memory

May 19 @ 8:00 am - May 25 @ 5:00 pm

Share Your Story The UHM Collective Memory Initiative Author and poet, Oscar Wilde, wrote “Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us.” As we all adjust to the constant change of living in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Upcountry History Museum invites you to become a part of our Collective Memory Initiative by sharing... Read more »

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