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Ohio Statehood Day Open Houses - David Nickens
Mar 4, 2017

1:00 - 4:00 pm.

The David Nickens Heritage Center, 71 West Fourth Street, Chillicothe will feature fascinating exhibits on local, regional, and national African-American history and culture including -Occupations of People of Color in Chillicothes Past-, -Freedoms Journey: The Underground Railroad-, -African-American Women in the 19th Century-, and -The Black Church in America- featuring audio readings of an 1832 sermon by David Nickens and an 1842 letter from an African-American Revolutionary War veteran to the estate of Thomas Jefferson.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to see the acclaimed video production on the Underground Railroad titled -Flight to Freedom-, and learn about the centers new resources for researching African American genealogy.

Cost: Free Event, Donations Accepted
Ross County Historical Society
45 W 5th Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601
Phone: 740-772-1936
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