“Hearts Beating For Liberty” Lecture

EUREKA – As part of the History Saturday series, Dr. Stacey Robertson of Bradley University will be presenting a lively discussion of “women’s remarkable and skillful participation in the Midwestern antislavery movement” at the Eureka Public Library on Saturday, March 2nd at 10:00 am.

Using research from her book, Hearts Beating For Liberty: Women Abolitionists in the Old Northwest, she will share in-depth looks at several of these women: what motivated them, what they did, and how their contributions helped end slavery. The program is free; register by Thursday, February 28th by calling the Eureka Public Library at 309-467-2922.