Historic Gettysburg Adams County's Educational Speaker program has invited local historian and author, Deb Sandoe McCauslin, to present "Slavery in Adams County," on Tuesday, June 19, in the renovated historic Grand Army of the Republic Hall located at 53 E. Middle Street, Gettysburg.

McCauslin, who has Civil War roots here in Adams County, will share her research and home-grown knowledge concerning the slavery issue in the county.

Who owned enslaved persons here? Who helped the enslaved escape? How many found freedom? Some were taken back to slavery legally and illegally after running here. Just what activities regarding the enslaved occurred in this border county along the Mason Dixon Line?

McCauslin's presentation starts at 7:30 p.m.. The doors will be open by 7 p.m..

This is a free event. No reservations needed and the hall is handicapped accessible by coming in the back door. For more information, visit hgaconline.org or call Regina at 717-334-8312

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