Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Descendant of Harper's Ferry Raid To Speak in Indianapolis

A descendant of John Copeland, an abolitionist who fought with John Brown at the raid on Harper's Ferry in 1859, will speak at the Indiana Freedom Trails meeting on Saturday, January 11 in Indianapolis. Brenda Pitts will present a program, "Mining the Truth Out of Family Stories and Historical Information," from 11 am to 1 pm. The meeting will be held at the Indiana Historical Society.

1 comment:

  1. Will there be a recap on this meeting? John Brown is one of my ancestors, so accurate info is useful.