Gateway to Freedom

January 5th, 2016

I enjoy learning about American history and have recently been reading about the Underground railroad, going beyond traditional Harriet Tubman tales. In “Gateway to Freedom,” Pulitzer-Prize winning scholar, Eric Foner delves into American slavery and freedom, focusing on New York City, where slavery continued even after it was abolished. New York also had the largest Read More


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Genealogy Symposium Saturday, November 14th

November 8th, 2015

It wasn’t that long ago that I became interested in genealogy – and at first it was quite daunting! I’ve learned that we have so many resources that you can use! One that could really help you is the upcoming 4th Annual Cecil County Public Library Genealogy Symposium. On November 14th, from 9am-1pm, we will Read More


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