Library Black History Month

Program reveals West Michigan involvement with Underground Railroad in 1800s

Lakeshore Museum Center Program Manager Jackie Huss will share photographs and stories about West Michigan residents who played key roles in the Underground Railroad and helped lead the fight against slavery.

Learn about abolitionist Jonathan Walker, known as “The Man with the Branded Hand”, Whitehall-area pioneers Mary and Abner Bennett, former slave and abolitionist Sojourner Truth, and more.

This program will be held Thursday, Feb. 4 in LDL’s Program Room A from 7-8:30 p.m. No registration is required. For more information, visit www.loutitlibrary.org or call 616-842-5560, ext. 200.

   

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