Learn About The Underground Railroad At The Palm Harbor Library
PALM HARBOR - Join local author, adventurer, teacher, and explorer Rick Rhodes on Friday, February 12, at 2:00 p.m. as he walks you through the history of the Underground Railroad, in honor of Black History Month. He has researched the journey of African Americans from the shackles and chains of slavery in the old south to a new land of freedom and eventual liberation. Admission is free, and both kids and adults are welcome!
Captain Rhodes has more than just a few stories to tell, and his passion to share American History with audiences is infectious! His programs focus on some of the lesser-known historical facts and are enhanced by a multi-media slide show. Rhodes, whom some people call a "History Detective", has researched and written eight guidebooks. Wherever he's been, he has engrossed himself in local history, and he has a passion to share this with readers. The library is located at 2330 Nebraska Avenue. For further information, call (727) 784-3332, Ext. 3006.
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