Posts With Keyword ‘Underground Railroad’

IN DEPTH: Underground Railroad in Marion County

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Every schoolchild is taught about the underground railroad—that informal network of humanitarians who worked to bring slaves from slave states to possible liberty in the north before the American Civil War. Did anyone in Marion County help lead slaves to freedom? In a program first heard in 2009.

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with James Patrick Morgan, Historian and Author, Council Bluffs.

Underground Railroad Tour This Weekend

Posted: Friday, October 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

This weekend a writer and historian in Pella will be taking individuals on an Underground Railroad Tour.

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Trip to Historic Locations Organized by Pella Writer

Posted: Tuesday, July 20th, 2010 at 6:21 am

A local historian and writer has organized a two-day trip that will take guests on a tour of several sites of the Underground Railroad in Southeast Iowa.

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