From Activism to Acceptance – Our Community & the Abolition Movement

Ivanhoe Church historic photo

The Story of A Community’s Involvement In the Abolition Movement and the Welcoming of A Slave Family by Courtney Wilhelm (Photos courtesy of Lake County Discovery Museum. Click on images to enlarge.) As a fourth generation resident of Fremont Township in Northern Illinois, I grew up hearing stories about the local community. Legends, or tall tales…

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