Timeline of Ken Johnston’s Civil Rights Walks

Walk to Freedom

“Walking for the preservation of our civil rights”

Chronology of Ken Johnston’s Civil Rights Walks

2022

4/2022 Weekend segment walk, Retracing the Southern New Jersey Underground Railroad, Cape May to Burlington City, est. 165 miles

 2021

8/2021 Weekend segment walk, 170th Anniversary of the Christiana Resistance, North Baltimore County, Maryland to Christiana, Pennsylvania, 75 miles

http://ourwalktofreedom.com/2021/09/09/the-christiana-resistance/

4/2021 Weekend segment walk, Retracing the Underground Railroad, Philadelphia to Harlem, 131 miles

https://bkreader.com/2021/04/05/retracing-the-steps-of-harriet-tubman-this-man-will-pass-through-bk-on-his-walk-to-freedom/

2019

12/25/2019 Weekend segment walk, Poplar Neck, Maryland to Philadelphia, Harriet Tubman Christmas Day rescue, 140 miles

https://delawaretoday.com/things-to-do/arts-culture/delaware-harriet-tubman/2017

9/2019 Long walk – Isabella to Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, Second Anniversary of Hurricane Maria, 215 miles

http://ourwalktofreedom.com/2019/09/08/arecibo-puerto-rico/

4/2019 Long walk – Belfast to Derry, Ireland, 50th Anniversary of the Belfast to Derry Civil Rights March, 75 miles

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/belfast-to-derry-selma-to-montgomery-trail-civil-rights-movement-similarities

http://ourwalktofreedom.com/1969-peoples-democracy-march-route/

2018

Long walk – Selma, Alabama to Memphis, Tennessee, MLK50th, 400 miles

http://ourwalktofreedom.com/about/

https://www.selmatimesjournal.com/2018/02/28/johnston-spreads-awareness-for-civil-rights-a-step-at-a-time/

http://ourwalktofreedom.com/freedom-route/

2017

Weekend segment walk – Williamstown to Provincetown, Massachusetts, 274 miles. This was my very first walk. It was so exciting I had to keep going.

https://masswalk.wordpress.com