March Coffee Connections (Seniors 60+)
If you are 60+, please join us for COFFEE CONNECTIONS the first Thursday of every month. Come and enjoy spending time with one another through conversation, light breakfast, and relevant, topical presentations.
Freedom Seekers and Abolitionists: The Underground Railroad in DuPage County
Before the Civil War, thousands of enslaved African-Americans in the southern United States escaped northward to freedom using a clandestine network of safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. This presentation explores the verified and rumored Underground Railroad “stops” in DuPage County and the abolitionists (anti-slavery activists) who operated them.