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On Freedom’s Doorstep: Black History in Cincinnati 

June 9 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm

Heritage Village Museum

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Attend On Freedom’s Doorstep: Black History in Cincinnati at Heritage Village Museum on June 9.

Heritage Village Museum and The Voice of Black Cincinnati will host On Freedom’s Doorstep: A Celebration of Cincinnati Black History on June 9 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Heritage Village Museum in Sharon Woods Park. This event celebrates the lives and contributions of Black Cincinnatians from the city’s chartering through the end of World War I.

Sponsors, food trucks, vendors, and volunteers interested in portraying historical figures are asked to email [email protected].

Planned activities for On Freedom’s Doorstep: Black History in Cincinnati are as follows:

  • Interpreters portraying notable Black Cincinnatians during the 1800s and early 1900s
  • Fine and performing artists
  • Historical demonstrations
  • Children’s games and programming
  • A simulated underground railroad experience and representation of the Black Brigade
  • Storytelling by local historians
  • Local Black food and retail vendors

Admission to On Freedom’s Doorstep: Black History in Cincinnati 

Admission to On Freedom’s Doorstep: Black History in Cincinnati is $10 per adult, $5 per senior or child ages 4-11, and free for members and children ages 3 and under. SNAP-eligible families are $5 per adult and free for children ages 12 and under with a SNAP card and photo ID.

About Heritage Village Museum

Heritage Village Museum and Educational Center is a picturesque gathering of 13 authentic historical buildings representing various aspects of family life during the 1800s. These buildings include historic homes, a train station, a doctor’s office, a general store, a church, and a schoolhouse.

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Heritage Village Museum Venue Details


A Great Parks of Hamilton County Motor Vehicle Pass may be required.


Accessible parking and drop-off locations can be provided upon request. Please call 513-563-9484 to arrange this service. Task-trained service animals are welcomed. A designated quiet area is available to guests.

The Voice of Black Cincinnati is a media company designed to educate, recognize, and create opportunities for African Americans. Want to find local news, events, job postings, scholarships, and a database of local Black-owned businesses? Visit our homepage, explore other articles, subscribe to our newsletter, like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, and text VOBC to 513-270-3880.

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Sharonville,OH45241United States
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