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Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

June 12 @ 4:00 pm

Tazewell County Underground Railroad Conductor Recognition Event

Honoring the Historical Legacy of Underground Railroad Conductors

Josiah & Levi Matthews, John Albert Jones, Freeman Kingman, and Absalom Dillon.

The Event Will Be Held at the Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont.

*** Performances by The Heritage Ensemble Before and After the Event ***

An Estimated 800 Enslaved Individuals Passed Through Tazewell County via the Underground Railroad On Their Pathway To Freedom. This Event Will Honor the Heroic Efforts of These Tremont Area Residents To Make This Possible.

June 12th, 4:00pm, Jones-Menard Residence

412 East South Street, Tremont, Illinois

Event Sponsored by the Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society,

NAACP Peoria Branch, Village of Tremont, Tremont Museum & Historical Society,

Tremont Turkey Festival Committee, and Tazewell County Clerk John C. Ackerman

Details

Date:
June 12
Time:
4:00 pm

Venue

Historic Jones-Menard Residence in Tremont
412 East South Street
Tremont, IL 61568

Organizer

TCGHS
Phone:
309 477-3044
Email:
tcghs@tcghs.org
Website:
www.tcghs.org