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Take the Detroit Underground Railroad Tour with Marygrove College

Posted by mgcollege

Oct 25, 2018 11:14:52 AM

Gateway2FreedomUnderground Railroad Tour
@ Second Baptist Church of Detroit
Saturday, November 17, 2018, 1:30pm
Lecture & Tour: Adults $7.00 Children (under 13) $4.00

Join fellow Marygrove College alums, friends, and family on a visit to the Second Baptist Connection to Freedom.  Take a historical ride on a train that traveled on no tracks. Sit in the Croghan Street Station and hear the story of runaways escaping slavery who rested in secret in the church before crossing the Detroit River to safety in Canada and “Freedom."

Located inside the Educational Building of the church, 461 Monroe Street, Greektown Detroit, MI 48226.

Free Parking!  Brush Street Garage, corner of Lafayette & Brush, across from Athenaum Hotel.  Parking is FREE with church validation.

If you are interested in attending this historical event, contact Frances Simmons ’85 at (586) 214-2073 (cell) or francessimmons@prodigy.net, by November 1, 2018.

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