Stories from the Underground

Stories from the Underground This page is dedicated to presenting truthful, and positive historical and current stories of people of the African diaspora in NJ and globally.

The Underground Railroad Museum
operated in the City of Burlington for several
years as a private enterprise by Louise
Calloway at a site directly behind a station on
the Underground Railroad. Following the Museum’s closure in the spring of 2013, the Burlington County Freeholders announced that a special exhibit of the Museum’s possessions would be housed at Smithville under the auspices of the Burlington County Parks System. This exhibit offers visitors a visual presentation of the Underground Railroad experience in
America, with emphasis on New Jersey and
Burlington County where the Underground
Railroad flourished before the Civil War. We hope you enjoy your visit to this
Preview Exhibit of the future Burlington
County Underground Railroad Museum. We are especially proud of the role Burlington
County played in this major freedom
movement in the annals of American History. We ardently hope that you will leave the
exhibit with a better understanding of why
Burlington County merits the honored title of
“the Cradle of Emancipation.

Go see this awesome exhibition at the African American Museum of Philadelphia!
Collective Conscious Open House & Art Talk

Go see this awesome exhibition at the African American Museum of Philadelphia!

Sun 26 Aug, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Collective Conscious Open House & Art Talk Sunday, August 26 Open House 3:00 p.m. | Art Talk 4:30 p.m. Free & Open to the Public Sunday, August 26, join the African American Museum in Philadelphia for

Museum Hue _ Colorful. Cultured. Cool


"A new sign above that, informs us that Sturgis' relatives established a business in present-day Haiti that trafficked in flour, horses and enslaved persons."

Continue to Inspire!#blackexcellance #BLACKGIRLMAGIC
Because of Them We Can by Eunique Jones

Continue to Inspire!

So this just happened! The little girl who was awestruck by Michelle Obama’s portrait just met and had a dance party with the first African American First Lady of the United States herself.


803 Smithville Rd
Eastampton Township, NJ


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