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6/17/2021

Why Juneteenth?: Remembrance and Reflection

UIS Center for Lincoln Studies

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The Center for Lincoln Studies at the University of Illinois will be hosting a panel discussion that addresses the big questions: What is Juneteenth? Why should we remember it? How was it celebrated in the past? How is it celebrated now?

Pathways to Freedom: The Underground Railroad and Illinois Freedom Project (Facebook LIVE! Event)

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum

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Please join Deanda Johnson and Tim Townsend for a conversation with ALPLM Illinois and Midwest Studies Historian Dr. Jacob K. Friefeld on the ALPLM Facebook page, Thursday, June 17 at 7 p.m. Central time. They’ll share knowledge about the Underground Railroad as well as the broader freedom movement in Illinois.

Walk Edgewater: Edgewater’s North End

Edgewater Historical Society

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This walk includes three City of Chicago landmark buildings and some hidden gems in the area around Granville and Kenmore. Your tour guide will tell you about the architecture and the changes over the years.

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