underground railroad

Leesa Jones

Encore! The Underground Railroad in New Bern

Leesa Jones Returns March 14 New Bern, NC – When Leesa Jones spoke at the New Bern Historical Society Lunch & Learn recently, the room was filled immediately, and folks were clamoring for her return! March 14 brings another opportunity to hear this dynamic woman speak about the Underground Railroad in Eastern North Carolina. On …

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Becky Stone as Harriet Tubman

Special Invitation for Students

Students from local schools will have the opportunity to meet Harriet Tubman on March 26 at the Cullman Performance Hall in the North Carolina History Center. Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist and led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad. She’ll share her story and …

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