Underground Railroad

Harriet Tubman on 20 Dollar Bill
CNN
March 06, 2019 - 11:46 am
By Donna Borak, CNN (CNN) -- It's been more than a year since Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last publicly answered questions about the Harriet Tubman $20 bill. "We haven't made any decisions as to whether we'll change the bill, or won't change the bill," he said during a January 2018 onstage...
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Columbus, Ohio
Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 10:17 am
By Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business (CNN) -- Over the past 138 years, a small business in Columbus, Ohio, has persevered through the Great Depression, two World Wars, the Great Recession and 25 presidents. But E.E. Ward Moving & Storage's crowning achievement is that it has remained the oldest...
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Abolition Hall hosted prominent speakers such as Frederick Douglass and Lucretia Mott.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
October 26, 2018 - 10:40 am
LAFAYETTE HILL, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Construction of a proposed townhouse community adjacent to Abolition Hall will move forward in Montgomery County. The Whitemarsh Township board of supervisors voted 4 to 0 to allow a conditional variance allowing 67 town homes to be built on 12 acres near the...
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Abolition Hall hosted prominent speakers such as Frederick Douglass and Lucretia Mott.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
October 24, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- A vote will take place Thursday night on whether or not to allow dozens of townhomes on part of a property in Montgomery County that was once a stop in the Underground Railroad. The builder, K. Hovnanian, is looking for a conditional variance from Whitemarsh...
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A group of teenagers are learning about the African-American struggle for freedom and equality this summer at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Hadas Kuznits | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
July 18, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some local teenagers are participating in an unconventional two-week summer camp in Center City. It might look like summer school to some, but these students are gladly delving into historical research with the Historical Society of Pennsylvania's History Makers Camp...
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Abolition Hall hosted prominent speakers such as Frederick Douglass and Lucretia Mott.
Jim Melwert | KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
June 14, 2018 - 1:38 pm
WHITEMARSH TWP., Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The battle over a Whitemarsh Township property that includes a stop on the Underground Railroad continues Thursday night. Preservationists will argue why a developer should not be allowed to build townhomes on a part of the property. This is the fourth public...
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