750 Biscoe Street
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Amenities: Handicap Access,Free Public Parking,Bus Parking
Designations: National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
This beautiful park, once the location of a Civil War Contraband camp, encourages contemplation. Five exhibits explore the experiences of refugee slaves who came to Helena in search of freedom and a life of self-determination. Freedom Park is a self-guided site, but guided tours may be requested based on staff availability.
This outdoor space includes:
- Landscaped park
- Paved walkways
- Illustrated panels
- Life-size figures
- Benches and Tables
- Bronze sculpture
- Stations representing a plantation house, refugee dwelling, and a fortification
First site in Arkansas designated a National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Site.