NEW! Experience the Underground Railroad in Central Maryland Day Tour
1 session, 8.5 hours
Join us for a day-long excursion exploring the history of the Underground Railroad in our area. Follow in the footsteps of freedom seekers on a guided 2.5-hour hike along the Underground Railroad Experience Trail with time to explore Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park Museum. After lunch, continue with a tour of a plantation property where Reverend Josiah Henson was enslaved. Reverend Henson’s autobiography inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.
Note: No refunds after close of business 4/2. This bus tour will utilize the FCC shuttle bus for transportation; not a motor coach. Seats are limited to 25. Wear comfortable shoes as this class requires moderate walking. A boxed lunch is included.
Instructor: Christine Rai is an assistant professor of English at FCC with a passion for food studies and experiential learning. An FCC alum, Professor Rai earned a Bachelor’s from Towson University and her Master’s from Loyola College. As an educator she is known for incorporating active learning including field trips, service learning, and cultural cooking demonstrations. Inspired by her love of travel, she designed a global scholar course and led an FCC group abroad to France in May 2016. She writes about teaching, traveling, and food at www.christinerai.com.
ILR843 Experience the Underground Railroad in Central Maryland Day Tour
4-Digit Number: 7896
Fri, 9:00am – 5:30pm, 4/6
Location: Conference Center (E Building)/ Meet in Lobby