In 1849, one man's quest for freedom was heralded as one of the greatest escapes outside of the traditional Underground Railroad. Henry Brown became an iconic figure of the Abolition Movement after surviving a near-death journey of over 350 miles inside of a small wooden nailed crate.
Henry "Box" Brown, portrayed by Rory Rennick
Live performances by "We've Known Rivers", a group of dynamic storytellers that commemorate the African American experience in American history through engaging first-person presentations.
February 11, 2020