Saturday, June 22, 2013

Southern Indiana Genealogical Society To Host Abolitionist Program

The Rivers Institute Traveling Show of Hanover College will present a short play, "Nothing Stops This Train," at the Thursday, July 18 meeting of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. The play is a story of abolitionists John and Sarah Tibbets and a slave named Georgina who helped other slaves escape via the Underground Railroad. The play is set in Jefferson County, Indiana, home of Eleutherian College, the first college in Indiana to admit students regardless of race or gender. Meeting time is 7 pm in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. For more information about the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society, please visit

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