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Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing Celebration Saturday

Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing CELEBRATION!

Saturday May 24th 12-5pm
Missouri’s First Nationally Recognized Underground Railroad Site, by the Riverfront Trail on the banks of the Mississippi River.

Gospel Music, Art Exhibit, Food Vendors, Historical Exhibits, OtherCultural Acts

“A Tale of an Urban Slave Escape,” a fully-costumed 1855 reenactment at 3pm.

Directions: Take I-70 to Grand Ave, go East toward the Mississippi River to HallSt., continue 1/4 mile to Prairie St., look for a large RiverfrontTrail sign, turn right on Prairie St. to parking area.

This event is organized by the Grace Hill Settlement House. For more information, contact Doug Eller 314-584-6703.

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