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Hike the Freedom Trail on Nov. 19

Reservations are being accepted for the “Hike the Freedom Trail” tour from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19. 

Guests learn about the role abolitionists who lived along the Little Calumet River played in helping former slaves get to freedom in Canada. Volunteers with the Little Calumet River Underground Railroad Project serve as historians for the hike. They will outline how they have discovered the importance of the area to the Underground Railroad.

The tour is free. The program is sponsored by the Forest Preserves of Cook County. It starts . . .

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SATURDAY, NOV 26

  • Celebrate the season in Flossmoor from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Shopping, Santa, singing and more in downtown Flossmoor. Tree lighting ceremony in Flossmoor Park at 5:30 p.m.
  • Small Business Saturday in Homewood and Flossmoor. Holiday shoppers can help local merchants succeed.

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