freed all those held in bondage within its boundaries on November 1, 1864 by a
new state constitution. Please join us in celebration of Maryland Emancipation Day in our historic parks throughout
the County. Hike the Underground Railroad, tour a slave cabin, visit an
African American history museum, enjoy living history demonstrations and eat
great food! Saturday and Sunday Parks events are FREE. More information about
all our historic programs is available on the Historic Happenings calendar at HistoryInTheParks.org.