CHAPTER 357

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 186

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE ESTABLISHING FREEDOM TRAIL HISTORICAL MONUMENTS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :

Section 1. Amend Chapter 5 Subchapter II of Title 29 by creating a new §560 to read as follows:

"§560 Freedom Trail"

Consistent with the authority granted to the Department of State pursuant to §551 and §552, the Department shall consider and recognize Delaware's Underground Railroad and other historical sites associated with African American Freedom in Delaware and designate such sites with specially designated Freedom Trail Markers. The Department shall consider Delaware's underground railroad trail by utilizing the historical markers program to identify important historical sites as evidence of the struggle for freedom over slavery, segregation and other forms of injustice.

Approved July 08, 2002