Local Stories of the Underground Railroad

Dates: August 25, 2017
Location: Watkins Community Museum of History
Address: 1047 Massachusetts St, Lawrence, KS 66044
Phone: (785) 841-4109
Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Price: Free
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Join us for tales of heroism and subterfuge from the dark days of slavery. 6 p.m.: Bill Wagnon of the Ritchie House in Topeka will present on the history of this Underground Railroad site owned by early Kansas Territory settlers, John and Mary Jane Ritchie. 7 p.m.: Judy Sweets will discuss "The Search for Dr. John Doy, Underground Railroad Agent." Refreshments provided.

Watkins Community Museum of History

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