Coming Up: Westchester and the Underground RR- Feb. 9

03 Feb, 2014

By Loop Contributor

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Be part of our tribute to Black History Month with a lecture presented by Linda Tarrant-Reid, the acclaimed author of Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century


Learn the story behind the brave fugitive enslaved who traveled dangerous routes and in secret to freedom in the northern states and Canada on the Underground Railroad.


Learn how Westchester County played a pivotal role in the escape route.


When: Sunday, February 9th, 2:00pm


Where: Thomas Paine Cottage, 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle, NY  914-633-1776, http://www.thomaspainecottage.org


Cost: $5.00 Adults, $3.00 Children


 
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