A new Peerless Rockville exhibit exploring the history of the Underground Railroad in Rockville opens this month at the historic Red Brick Courthouse.

“Forging Freedom: Endurance and Escape on Rockville’s Underground Railroad” opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 at the Red Brick Courthouse, 29 Courthouse Square. This exhibit explores life under slavery in Rockville, the courageous stories of fugitives from Rockville, and the network of abolitionists, agents and conductors who assisted slaves in their flights to freedom. The reception is free. A $5 donation is suggested. Light refreshments will be served.

Learn more at www.peerlessrockville.org or call 301-762-0096.