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In celebration of Black History Month, the History Explorers Club is going to be digging into the story of Ona Judge, a woman who escaped enslavement from the home of President George Washington. Learn how she escaped, where she went, and discover what object in our museum might have been a part of her first steps to freedom.

History Explorers Club playdates are best enjoyed by ages 7-11 but fun for all kids.

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Never Caught

Read an excerpt from Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar and Kathleen Van Cleve's young reader adaptation of the story of runaway slave Ona Judge.
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"Freedom on the Horizon" Performed by Nastassia Parker

In this 20-minute performance, Nastassia Parker portrays Ona Judge, an enslaved woman who ran away from George and Martha Washington’s household in Philadelphia.
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Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries with the Museum this February.
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