Program: Abolitionism & the Underground Railroad in Illinois

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Princeville Heritage Museum, 325 N. Ostrom Ave.

Owen Muelder will present “Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad in Illinois” at the Princeville Heritage Museum.  He is the author of The Underground Railroad in Western Illinois and the Director of the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Center at Knox College.  Owen will discuss the anti-slavery movement nationally and regionally before focusing on local abolitionists and sites.

This program is hosted by the Lillie M. Evans Library and will be held in the conference room of the Princeville Heritage Museum.  For more information check out the library’s website,  http://www.lmelibrary.org/