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Follow in the Footsteps of Israel & Avis Blodgett

2017-08-20 14:00:00 2017-08-20 15:30:00 America/Chicago Follow in the Footsteps of Israel & Avis Blodgett Glennette Tilley Turner, author and historical researcher, explains the life of this year's Downers Grove Founder of the Year and known Underground Railroad operator. Downers Grove Public Library

Sunday, August 20
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2017-08-20 14:00:00 2017-08-20 15:30:00 America/Chicago Follow in the Footsteps of Israel & Avis Blodgett Glennette Tilley Turner, author and historical researcher, explains the life of this year's Downers Grove Founder of the Year and known Underground Railroad operator. Downers Grove Public Library

Downers Grove Public Library

Meeting Room Both (Max Capacity 100)

Glennette Tilley Turner, author and historical researcher, explains the life of this year's Downers Grove Founder of the Year and known Underground Railroad operator.

She explores Blodgett's Congregational Church connections and his cooperation with other anti-slavery workers in the Kane/DuPage area. Co-hosted by the Downers Grove Historical Society. For more information about this program, contact Melissa at mfischer@dglibrary.org

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