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SIUC- Two students uncovering hidden secrets of the Underground Railroad

05/13/2019 10:51 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

A historic freed community is gaining more attention as archaeologists and researchers from Southern Illinois University Carbondale prepare to unearth and share the stories of bravery from those working in the Underground Railroad.

Two anthropology juniors, Megan Carson of Percy, Illinois, and Michaela Hoots of Galatia, Illinois, are gearing up to uncover more of the hidden history of Miller Grove and will share their findings in a unique way. Read more in the link below:

https://blog.news.siu.edu/20190509-two-students-are-uncovering-the-hidden-secrets-of-an-old-underground-railroad-stop/

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