Sunday, February 21, 2016

669. Freedom Trails Meeting Saturday

[I plan to attend this session on Saturday, Feb. 27. Sounds like an interesting topic. A couple of my folks in eastern Ohio ran a station on the Underground Railroad in the late 1850's. It may have led to Detroit.]

“A Fluid Frontier"
Slavery Resistance And The Underground Railroad In The Detroit River Borderland

Dr. Veta Smith Tucker will speak at the Indiana Freedom Trails
Quarterly Meeting Saturday February 27, 11-1pm (presentation @ 12pm)
Indiana Historical Society 450 W. Ohio (parking off
New York St) Book Signing follows
Free & Open to the public
Veta Smith Tucker is a literary and public historian and an educator. She taught African American literature and African American Studies at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan for two decades and launched the Kutsche Office of Local History at the university in 2009. Her major published works include articles on enslaved black women, on forgotten nineteenth-century African American author Julia Collins, on historical fiction by contemporary African American women, and A Twenty-First Century History of the 1847 Kentucky Raid in Cass County, Michigan (2010).

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