Join the Yellow Springs Juneteenth Committee, the Daughters of the Underground and the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) on a 10-mile walk to honor the history of the Underground Railroad in Ohio and celebrate the emancipation of enslaved Black people in the United States in honor of Juneteenth 2022.
Walkers will cross over the hallowed ground where enslaved people forged their way to freedom after crossing the Ohio River. The walk will begin at the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, and culminate with a celebration at the John Bryan Community Center in Yellow Springs. Landmarks along the walk route include the Conway Colony marker noting the settlement of a colony of Black people who journeyed from Virginia and settled in the Village of Yellow Springs.
Parking will be available at the NAAMCC, 1350 Brush Row Rd. A shuttle bus will take walkers back to the NAAMCC parking lot starting at 2 p.m. and ending at 5 p.m. Register at: From Wilberforce to Yellow Springs: Juneteenth Walk 2022 Registration, Sun, Jun 19, 2022 at 8:00 AM | Eventbrite