Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information


Event Name:Underground Railroad of Jefferson County
Event Type(s):Member Events Open to the Public
Description:Underground Railroad of Jefferson County - Hosted by Carnegie Historical Museum
Come learn about Fairfield's role in the Underground Railroad and the secret routes and safe houses that helped African American slaves escape to freedom in the early to mid 1800's.
Event Date:11/9/2019
Event Time:2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:Fairfield Public Library
104 West Adams Avenue
Fairfield, IA 52556

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Details:Come learn about Fairfield's role in the Underground Railroad and the secret routes and safe houses that helped African American slaves escape to freedom in the early to mid 1800's. Archeologist Stan Plum will talk about the key players in the local organization and about the current work being done with the National Park Service to acknowledge Fairfield's role in the Network of Freedom. To accommodate the larger numbers expected this program will take place in the meeting room at the FAIRFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY on 104 W. Adams St.
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