BRONZEVILLE HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND ILLINOIS HISTORIC PRESERVATION AGENCY WILL CO-HOST UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TOUR GUIDE TRAINING. VOLUNTEERS WILL BE SELECTED FOR

  •  GREETING GUESTS
  •  GUIDING TOURS
  •  PORTRAYALS OF CIVIL WAR SOLDIERS, FORMER SLAVES, MINISTRY LEADERSHIP (1840-1880)
  •   ADVOCATING TO PRESERVE HISTORIC SITES
  • QUILTS, PHOTOGRAPHS, MAPS, AND BIOGRAPHIES WILL BE DISPLAYED AT SELECTED UNDERGROUND RAILROAD SITES. THE TOUR WILL INCLUDE NARRATION OF ARCHITECTURAL HIGHLIGHTS OF BUILDINGS, CHURCHES, AND GRAVESITES. NARRATIVES OF THE EFFORTS OF ABOLITIONISTS, UNION SOLDIERS, CITIZENS IN CHICAGO, AND PROFILES OF HEROIC FREEDOM SEEKERS WILL ALSO BE PRESENTED BY OUR TRAINED TOUR GUIDES.
    • Registration required: admin@bronzevillehistoricalsociety.com
    • Information Session: SAT. APRIL 14, 2012 10AM –11:30AM AT DOUGLAS TOMB SITE – 636 E. 35TH St., CHICAGO.
    • *TRAINING sessions: Sat. April 21 and Sat April 28 10am –11:30am AT DOUGLAS TOMB SITE

CALL (773) 291-9115 FOR INFO / RSVP REQUIRED WWW.BRONZEVILLEHISTORICALSOCIETY.ORG

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