William Still & the Pennsylvania Vigilance Committee

Wednesday, 10/22/2014 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
Act 48/CEU Credits Offered
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The Philadelphia Vigilance Committee helped runaway slaves relocate within northern Free states and Canada. Committee Chairman William Still interviewed the runaways and kept a journal documenting their escapes and experiences in bondage. Join us for a panel discussion featuring Valerie Still, Phil Lapansky, and Melvin Garrison. Part of a month-long celebration of Moonstone Arts Center’s Underground Railroad in Philadelphia