Welcome to the
Kennett Underground Railroad Center

KURC is a not-for-profit all-volunteer organization located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, dedicated to telling the stories of Underground Railroad sites and participants in this area. We invite you to attend our special events or take a guided tour with one of our knowledgeable local guides.

Please visit our Tours & Events pages or contact us for more information.


Enslaved, Freedom Seeking, and Free:
19th-Century African American Life in the Mid-Atlantic Region

The Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC) and Hadley announce a joint effort to bring eminent scholars and authors from New England, Pennsylvania, and Delaware to the Kennett area for a series of eight lectures.

Lectures will occur once each month, on a Saturday at 2 pm, from November 2018 through June 2019. All talks are FREE and open to the public.

Seating is limited and reservations are requested.
Please visit our EventBrite events page for more details and to RSVP.

Full series information available on the 2019 Speakers Series page. Schedule subject to change.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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The Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC) is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization. Contributions to the KURC are tax-deductible.