Abolition movement

CRAZY IDEA: Watch all of the Roots miniseries before embarking on trip

DAY ONE

Start in Philadelphia PA

Visit the Lest We Forget Black Holocaust Museum of Slavery

Movie Night: Up from Slavery

DAY TWO

Visit the Kennett Underground Railroad Center

Visit the Belmont Mansion

DAY THREE

Day trip from Phildelphia to Christiana PA (estimated time 1 1/2 hours each way)

Visit the Christiana Underground Railroad Center

In-flight feature film: The Abolitionists

DAY FOUR

Optional pop cultural diversion: Liberty bell, sightseeing in Philly, Philadelphia murals

DAY FIVE

Begin in Philadelphia and drive to Pittsburgh (estimated time 5 1/2 hours)

In-flight feature film: finish The Abolitionists

In-flight feature film: Roots of Resistance: The History of the Underground Railroad

DAY SIX

Visit the Blairsville Underground Railroad Center, 214 S. East Lane (about 1 hour from PIttsburgh, or you could do this the day before on your way to Pittsburgh from Philly)

In-flight Feature Film: A Woman Called Moses

DAY SEVEN

Drive from Pittsburgh to Flushing OH (estimated time: 1 1/2 hours)

Make advance arrangements for a tour at the Underground Railroad Foundation in Flushing, 121 East Hight Street

Continue driving to Cincinnati OH (estimated time: 4 hours)

In-flight feature film: Race to Freedom

DAY EIGHT

Visit the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Movie Night: 500 Years Later

DAY NINE

Drive from Cincinnati to Maysville KY (estimated time: 1 1/2 hours)

Visit the National Underground Railroad Museum

Continue driving to Morgantown WV (estimated time: 5 hours)

In-flight feature film: John Brown’s Holy War

DAY TEN

Drive from Morgantown WV to Harpers Ferry WV (estimated time: 3 hours)

Visit Harpers Ferry National Park

DAY ELEVEN

Visit Harpers Ferry National Park

Drive from Harpers Ferry WV to Washington DC (estimated time: 1 1/2 hours)

In flight-feature film: Biography: Frederick Douglass

DAY TWELVE

Visit Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Visit Lincoln Memorial

If it’s done by the time you take this trip, visit the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

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