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Paths to Freedom: The Underground Railroad on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Poplar Hill Mansion Elizabeth St, Salisbury, MD, United States

The Community Players of Salisbury will present Paths to Freedom: The Underground Railroad on Maryland's Eastern Shore and Uncle Tom's Cabin at Poplar Hill Mansion in Salisbury on Sunday, September 17, at 2 p.m. Uncle Tom's Cabin tells the story of Uncle Tom, a very pious slave who sacrifices his freedom for his family. It also tells the story of George Harris, Eliza Harris, and their son Harry who, with the help of Quakers and the Underground Railroad, make their way to freedom. The show is presented in a storytelling format, with actors and actresses memorizing word-for-word monologues, dialogues, and narration taken directly from the novel. It also focuses on the key figures of the Underground Railroad on Maryland's Eastern Shore, some of whom are very famous, such as Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass, and some of whom are not, such as Henry Cotton, Samuel Green, and Henry Highland Garnet. The production has been financed in part through the Beach to Bay Heritage Area and the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore. Tickets for the show are FREE (donations are being accepted). Seating is limited. For reservations, call 443-235-3272. Go to for more information.