Slavery and the Underground Railroad

Button Farm Living History Center is a work-in-progress dedicated to depicting 19th century slave plantation life. Through their… read more

Button Farm Living History Center is a work-in-progress dedicated to depicting 19th century slave plantation life. Through their programs and activities they strive to give visitors the experience of working as a slave, and also experiencing the perils of escaping to freedom on the Underground Railroad. American History TV traveled thirty miles northwest of the nation’s Capitol to visit the farm and learn about the non-profit Menare Foundation.

Our tour guide is historian Anthony Cohen, founder of the Menare Foundation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Slavery and the Underground Railroad

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Program ID:
307255-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Tour
Location:
Germantown, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Aug 5, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 28, 2012

Airing Details

  • Aug 05, 2012 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 05, 2012 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2012 | 3:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 12:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 27, 2012 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2012 | 4:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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