Historian will speak on Crawford Co. blacks

Historian will speakon Crawford Co. blacks
MERCER, Pa. -- The Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Era Discussion Group will have its monthly meeting at 7:15 p.m. Monday at the Helen Black Miller Memorial Chapel social hall, Pitt Street.
Marianne Woods, commonwealth speaker for the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, will present "A Significant Past: African-Americans in Crawford County."
Woods has published articles and edited books about Pennsylvania history.
Her presentation is supported in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
A potluck dinner at 6 p.m. will precede the meeting.
For more information, call Southwest Gardens: (724) 981-4399, or the Mercer County Historical Society: (724) 662-3490.
Canfield board of education special meeting, 7 p.m. today, board meeting room, 100 Wadsworth St., to grant employment contracts.

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