Museum Chat Live! is back with another neat-o episode dedicated to our special Books & Brews series, and our February book selection: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Kathy, Adrian, and Sara chat about some of the historic and famous myths about the Underground Railroad, and the important role that St. Catharines played in the history and lives of refugee slaves.
Important Notice: Our February Books & Brews session for the Underground Railroad is sold out! Please consider joining us for the March selection: In the Skin of a Lion.
You can also catch episodes on our Soundcloud page.
1 – Colson Whitehead.
2 – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
3 – Benjamin Drew’s A North Side View of Slavery: Narratives of the Refugee Slaves in Canada.
4 – Traditional Spiritual Go Down Moses:
5 – Sara Bradford’s Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman.
6 – Oak Hill – Residence of William Hamilton Merritt / CKTB Radio Station:
7 – An ‘Ask Alicia’ blog post about Oak Hill.
8 – You can visit our Follow the North Star exhibit at the Museum any time during our opening hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.). Admission to the Museum is by donation.