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Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad, with Dr. Timothy Walker

Presented by Cape Cod Maritime Museum at Cape Cod Maritime Museum, Hyannis MA

Jan 30 2022
Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad, with Dr. Timothy Walker

Cape Cod Maritime Museum presents a Zoom lecture with Dr. Tim Walker of UMass Dartmouth, on his new book, “Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad.”

Maritime escape episodes figure prominently in the majority of North American fugitive slave accounts. While past scholarship on the Underground Railroad has focused on overland escape routes, Dr. Walker will discuss how freedom was achieved by sea, and what the journey looked like for many African Americans.

Dr. Timothy Walker is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. He is also a guest investigator at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, a contributing faculty

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Please register online at www.CapeCodMaritimeMuseum.org/lecture-series to receive a link for this free Zoom presentation.

Contact: 508-775-1723

Email: info@capecodmaritimemuseum.org

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Cape Cod Maritime Museum

135 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601

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    • Wheelchair Access

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