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Feb 16

The Underground Railroad Along the Coast of Maine

Sunday, February 16 –

Event Time: 2:00 pm

Camden Public Library
55 Main St., Camden

Sunday, February 16, 2:00 PM. Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad Along the Coast of Maine. Author and educator Eileen Kurtis-Kleinman will discuss colonial Maine’s slaveholders; Maine’s population of free Blacks and fugitive slaves; the strong ties Maine maintained with the South; the rise of abolitionism along the coast; and Maine’s role in both the slave trade and the Underground Railroad. This talk is co-hosted by the Camden-Rockport Historical Society.
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