Flossmoor Officers Show Off Fuzzy Faces at National Night Out

Discover local Underground Railroad sites during a spring Freedom Trail hike in the Little Calumet River area on Saturday, April 6. The two-hour tour will be led by Larry McClellan, retired Governors State University professor, and Tom Shepherd of the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project.  Participants will travel by bus and on foot through several locations as McClellan and Shepherd explain how escaped slaves traveled through the area in search of a route to Canada for their freedom, and how local abolitionists offered assistance. Participants should wear weather-appropriate clothing and meet at 1 . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, June 25

  • Homewood Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Martin Square.
  • Amtrak station rehabilitation ribbon cutting, 8:30 a.m. at the station.

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