Author: Alex Abbeduto of Capitol News Illinois

New state task force aims to promote state’s Underground Railroad history

The Illinois Underground Railroad Task Force met for the first time Tuesday to begin devising a strategy for sharing, growing and celebrating the history of the Underground Railroad in Illinois.  The task force was created last year under a bill sponsored by Sen. David Koehler, D-Peoria, and Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin, D-Olympia Fields,[Read More…]

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