New Buffalo Township Library Event Calendar

Date: 5/16/2019
Time: 6:00 PM -
Title: The Underground Railroad in Michigan
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Description: Journalist/playwright Eugene Jones Baldwin will talk about his discovery of his great-great grandfather’s involvement in the Michigan Underground Railroad and his work for the National Park Service: a ten-year odyssey of writing about and walking UGR escape routes in Southern Illinois. Baldwin is a columnist for the Alton Telegraph and author of “The Genehouse Chronicles,” essays about living on the Mississippi River. His plays have been produced Off Broadway and in regional theaters across the country. He was nominated for the 2012 Pushcart Prize for his short story, “Watchers.” Mr. Baldwin was a Chicago interviewer and producer for the National Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, underwritten in part by the Pokagon Fund.            269-469-2933