1830 : State’s First Antislavery Society Formed

When:
December 2, 2018 all-day
2018-12-02T00:00:00-05:00
2018-12-03T00:00:00-05:00

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Elizabeth Chandler organized the state’s first antislavery society. Some sources suggest that the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society was formed in 1832, but at any rate, it went on to help create safe stops for for escaping slaves following the underground railroad.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan.

For more information about Elizabeth Chandler, see Elizabeth Chandler biography from Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame.

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