Cozad-Bates House

Restore Cleveland Hope, Inc. retells, promotes and celebrates Cleveland’s Underground Railroad history. We serve as a resource for children and adults to inform and inspire them through educational programs. We act as a unifying force in the community by providing a venue for open dialogue, reflection, and reconciliation among all freedom-loving peoples.

Restore Cleveland Hope

The mission of Restore Cleveland Hope, Inc., is to celebrate Cleveland’s historic anti-slavery past through the establishment and operation of an Underground Railroad education and resource center in the historic Cozad-Bates House.

Beloved Community Dialogues Event

Upcoming Events

"How Ol' Sol Jones Got Let"
Saturday, February, September 23, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
A dramatic monologue, in the tradition of storytelling, describing the escape of three slaves and a free woman through Ohio

The Story of Lucy Bagby
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.

Restore Cleveland Hope will be telling the story of Lucy Bagby who was the last fugitive in Cleveland before the Civil War. A dramatic monologue, in the tradition of storytelling, describing the escape of three slaves and a free woman through Ohio

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