Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration- 20th Annual

October 1st 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Join us for the 20th Annual Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration

Saturday, October 1, 2022 from 12 – 5 pm at the Underground Railroad site on the Mississippi Greenway

Join Great Rivers Greenway and other partners for the 20th annual Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration on the Mississippi Greenway! This year’s theme is, “Courage earned us Freedom, Confidence and the Future.” Come spend a day on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi and enjoy soulful food, live music, and a historical reenactments that illustrate the journey of Black history from the shores of Africa to Freedom.

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Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing site

Take Adelaide, to Hall Street to Prairie Street.

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Take the greenway!

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Parking on site, shuttle available