See updates below: Historical storytelling at its best!

Sheila Arnold is a Professional Storyteller, Character Interpreter, and Teaching Artist.

Master Storyteller, Sheila Arnold, shares local history on enslaved people who ran from slavery using the Underground Railroad, including some who used the locks, canals and waterways to escape.   Most of the stories are from a highly respected 1870s book written by William Still, a Conductor for the Underground Railroad and Secretary of the Philadelphia Abolitionist Society. 

September 19, 2021 Program

Location:  Williamsburg Regional Library Theater,

515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA

Time: The program starts at 2:00 pm

                The previously announced Reception after the presentation has been cancelled.

To attend:  you must RSVP to with name, email, and phone number

For details, go to

Williamsburg Regional Library’s policy requires a face mask, regardless of vaccination status.

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