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Kennett Friends Meeting

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125 West Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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March 2018

Open House: Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC)

Sunday, March 4, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennett Friends Meeting, 125 West Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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Hear about the projects we’re working on. Listen to intriguing stories about the local Underground Railroad network. Learn about current volunteer opportunities that contribute to our mission to preserve the heritage and engage the public about the abolitionists and freedom-seekers of this area and beyond. There will also be activities for children, and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP if you plan to join the Kennett Underground Railroad Center (KURC) Board of Directors for an enjoyable and informative afternoon! Please…

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February 2019

The Arc of the Moral Universe in the Age of Legalism: Why the Underground Railroad Matters Today

Saturday, February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kennett Friends Meeting, 125 West Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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FEBRUARY LECTURE TONYA THAMES-TAYLOR, Professor at West Chester University, presents "The Arc of the Moral Universe in the Age of Legalism: Why the Underground Railroad Matters Today" The legacy of the Underground Railroad underscores the protest agency found in modern-day human rights and peace movements in America. Yet, the Underground Railroad fails to get treated as such and is usually marginalized to the histories of blacks and their Anabaptist-inspired religious allies. This storytelling conversation explores how faith and rule of…

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Community Storytelling Event

Sunday, February 10 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kennett Friends Meeting, 125 West Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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March 2019

Kate Clifford Larson, Author of Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero

Saturday, March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kennett Friends Meeting, 125 West Sickle Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348 United States
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MARCH LECTURE Kate Clifford Larson, Author of Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero, presents "Harriet Tubman" Harriet Tubman is one of the giants of American history—a fearless visionary who led scores of her fellow enslaved people to freedom and battled courageously behind enemy lines during the Civil War. Born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Tubman su ered horri c abuse and endured painful separations from her family. While still a young…

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