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September is International Underground Railroad Month

This September, join Maryland’s commemoration of International Underground Railroad Month and help inspire visitors to travel and learn more about the Underground Railroad. OTD has developed a Social Media Guide with all the information you need to maximize your social messaging during September. Included are the goals of International Underground Railroad Month, suggested hashtags, best practices, visual assets to use (including videos and photos), as well as sample Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter posts. If you have any questions about the guide or how to maximize your exposure on social media, contact Ana Hall-Defoor, OTD Social Media and Digital Products Coordinator, at

The OTD team is ready to help market you, your destination and your International Underground Railroad Month tourism products and programs. Tell us what you are planning—on-site and virtual—for International Underground Railroad Month by filling out the form here. For all the information and more details about how you can participate in International Underground Railroad Month, please visit OTD’s Industry website by clicking the button below. If you have any questions, contact Heather Ersts, OTD Partnership and Outreach Manager, at