Freedom Seekers: The Odessa Story

Friday, February 9, 2024 - 12:00pm to Friday, February 16, 2024 - 2:00pm

In celebration of Black History month, the Historic Odessa Foundation invites visitors to explore the local history of the Underground Railroad and Odessa's role in the abolitionist movement. 

Nationally recognized as part of the United States National Park Service Network to Freedom and as a stop on the Harriet Tubman Byway, our freedom seekers exhibit allows guests to follow in the footsteps of Sam, a fugitive slave who is given refuge in Odessa after escaping from slavery in nearby Maryland.

Tours available every Friday (except February 23rd):12pm, 1pm & 2pm.

February 9th:

  • 12pm - Reservations Available
  • 1pm - Reservations Available
  • 2pm - SOLD OUT!

February 16th:

  • 12pm - Reservations Available
  • 1pm - Reservations Available
  • 2pm - Reservations Available

Free to the public for the month of February - advanced reservations are required!

Please contact Jennifer at 302-378-4119 or