Honoring Black History: Jesse’s freedom-seeking journey

The Underground Railroad provided an avenue for enslaved persons to find freedom, but in recent years historians have learned that freedom seekers found many ways to fight for autonomy.

Honoring Black History: Seeking freedom: Simon’s journey to Rokeby

This is the second in a four-part series Rokeby Museum is contributing to honor Black History Month.

Profiles in Community: Passion for history leads Houpt-Varner to Rokeby

FERRISBURGH — The new director of Ferrisburgh historic site Rokeby Museum earned degrees in History and Government & Political Affairs at Millersville University in Pennsylvania, and then a PhD at Durham University in the U.K. Maybe just as importantly Li … (read more)