june, 2022

A Soft Knock on the Door: The Abolition Movement in Peoriasun26jun1:00 pm

Event Details

A Soft Knock on the Door: The Abolition Movement in the Peoria will be presented by the Peoria Historical Society at the Pettengill-Morron House (located at 1212 Moss Avenue in Peoria) from 1 – 2pm and from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. Corey Curtis, a local Civil War historian, will examine the underground railroad in Peoria and local efforts to end slavery. It will also commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday that observes the ending of slavery in the United States. The presentation will include a tour of the Pettengill-Morron House Museum. Tickets are $20 and are available at https://309tix.com

 

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Time

(Sunday) 1:00 pm

Location

Pettengill-Morron House

1212 W. Moss Avenue

Organizer

Peoria Historical Society

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