underground railroad http://wrvo.org en Sacred places symposium draws attention to churches impact on Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/sacred-places-symposium-draws-attention-churches-impact-syracuse <p></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:38:49 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 47428 at http://wrvo.org Sacred places symposium draws attention to churches impact on Syracuse Judith Wellman on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/judith-wellman-campbell-conversations <p><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">What made Upstate New York such a hotspot for the abolitionist and women’s rights movements?&nbsp; Was it just geography, or was it something about the people who lived here?&nbsp; Historian Judith <span class="il">Wellman</span>, an expert on the Underground Railroad and the women’s rights movement in the 19<font size="1"><span style="font-size:7.3pt"><sup>th</sup></span></font> century, answers this question and offers other stores and information that illuminate this time period and counter some of the stereotypes we have about o Sat, 07 Jan 2012 21:47:21 +0000 Grant Reeher 12405 at http://wrvo.org Judith Wellman on The Campbell Conversations