Spellman to speak at LCGHS August 19
August 16, 2013, Lynn Spellman, retired Lincoln College instructor, will present a program on the Underground Railroad at the Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society (114 N. Chicago, Lincoln) at 6:30 p.m., Monday, August 19, 2013. Ms. Spellman will share the history of the Underground Railroad in Stark County, Illinois, where she spent her childhood.
Ms. Spellman's research and findings will include details from a journal written by a 19th century pastor of her family's church. The pastor, a conductor on the UGRR, wrote over the time he and others assisted runaway slaves through Stark County to safety.