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The Underground Railroad in Southern Illinois

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Underground Railroad was a vast but secret network of travel routes and safe havens to help African Americans escape slavery. Did you know that there are several natural landmarks in the Shawnee that remain as markers of the Underground Railroad activity in southern Illinois? Join Mary McCorvie, Heritage Program Manager for the Shaw-nee National Forest, as she discusses the role that southern Illinois played in the Underground Railroad network. No registration required.

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Venue

Giant City Visitor center
235 Giant City Road
Makanda, IL 62958
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Phone:
618-457-4836
Website:
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