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Ripley Ohio: Gateway to Freedom on the “Underground Railroad”
February 4, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm| Free
Peter Caproni, Ph.D., from NSU’s Center of Psychological Studies, will explore the role of his hometown of Ripley, Ohio as an early stop on the Underground Railroad. A slave woman who crossed the frozen river to Ripley inspired the character of Eliza in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s landmark book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Location: Maltz Building, Room 2045. For more information, send email to Peter Caproni at email@example.com.