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MP 316 – The Underground Railroad through the Toe River Valley

August 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Milepost 316- Linville Falls Campground Amphitheater

Normally associated with slaves escaping to freedom, the Underground Railroad in this area instead conducted escaped Union prisoners of war back to Union held territory.  During the Civil War’s bloodiest year, learn how four of these Union prisoners made their way through the Toe River Valley who helped them along the way and how their trek made a lasting impact on the valley.

Approximately 45 minutes in length



August 10, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm