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Uncovering the Underground Railroad

UncoveringtheUndergroundRailroadGrades 5–8, Illinois Learning Standards

Using various historical sources, students piece together what it was like to escape on the Underground Railroad and evaluate whether there is enough evidence to prove it passed through Lake County.


This program is available year-round at the Dunn Museum in Libertyville. 


$2/person ($4/person nonresident) 1 hour, 30 people/group max

Concurrent programs are available.


Reservations are taken by phone at 847-968-3400 or by email. Make reservations now—plan early to help ensure you get a schedule that meets your needs. Learn more »