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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 facultyView more
135 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Free parking on site