Mammy and the Underground Railroad
Louisiana Sports Hall Of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum
Event Date: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Join us from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum as Gaynell Brady, founder/educator of Our Mammy’s, shares the stories of African Americans in Louisiana through the lens of her ancestors. The Perseverance Wagon program explores the lives of African Americans in Louisiana during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Participants will learn about education on plantations, the ways enslaved people sought freedom, and the things free people did after their emancipation through hands-on activities. This educational program is geared for families and children ages six and older and accompanied by an adult. 

State regulations regarding masks and physical distancing will be followed. 

Please visit our website or call (318) 357-2492 for more information.

Free and open to the public.

This project was supported through funding provided by Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc.