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Feb 22: Franklin County: URR & USCT

Feb 22: Franklin County: URR & USCT

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Experience African American history with a presentation on Franklin County’s Underground Railroad and the United States Colored Troops.

The presentation will include biography and discussion of the following USCT soldiers: Henry Watson, Wesley Krunkleton, Hezekiah Watson, Jacob Christy, George Brummzig, John Shirk, and Joseph Rideout.

Following the presentation, we will visit Mount Vernon Cemetery and the gravesites of Henry Watson and other USCT soldiers plus the gravesite of African-American abolitionist and inventor Joseph Winters.


Franklin County Visitors Bureau

(717) 552-2977

Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center

15 South Main St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201 United States
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