Underground Railroad Research Jam Features Story of Kidnapping in Port Penn

URCD Meeting Announcement

Third Annual Research Jam!

Monday, January 27, 2014, 6:30 pm-8:30pm

Milton Historical Society, Lydia Black Cannon Museum

210 Union Street, Milton, Delaware

 Krystal McGuinness, DSU: Detailing the Life of Samuel D. Burris, UR Conductor

  • Bev Laing, DE Div. of Historical and Cultural Affairs: Unfolding Samuel D.                                  Burris History – The Past, Present and Future of an Important Story
  • Robin Krawitz, DSU: Fragile FreedomEarly 19th Century Kidnapping of                                     African Americans in New Castle County; Thomas Garrett, The Abolition                                            Society and the Port Penn Case.
  • Jim Blackwell, Seaford Historical Society: Harriet Tubman and the Harrowing                                              “Tilly” Escape


The Museum will be open at 6:00 pm; feel free to arrive early to view the exhibits.

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