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Underground Railroad: The Who, What, and Where Did It Go

Tue, Feb 18 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
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Cultural historian Brother John shares the secret codes, symbols, agents, and songs of the Underground Railroad as well as added insight into this chapter in America's history.

Vaqueros--The Origins of the American Cowboy

Wed, Feb 26 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
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Learn more about how the Spanish brought with them the tradition of the Vaquero (cowboy), a horse-mounted livestock herder that originated on the Iberian Peninsula of Europe.

Blacks in Blue at the Battle of Westport

Thu, Feb 6 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The substantial role of African Americans during the Battle of Westport is less well-known and sometimes omitted in the discussion of the Battle of Westport.

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