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Culture & Cocktails: Washington County and the Underground Railroad

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Quench your thirst for knowledge with the Washington County Historical Society!

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States during the early to mid-19th century. It was used by enslaved African Americans primarily to escape into free states and Canada.

On Friday, February 11th, join us in welcoming Dr. Emily Amt for an exploration into Washington County’s role in the Underground Railroad, including the local agents, daring escapes, and notable locations associated with this fascinating history. The featured cocktail will be: The Hot Toddy! A Soothing Winter concoction, the Hot Toddy is perfect for a chilly winter night.

Culture & Cocktails 2022 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation.


Miller House Museum
135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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