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The Liberty Lines: How the Underground Railroad Spurred the Civil War

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Presented by Maple Street Concerts at Maple Street Chapel, Lombard IL

Sep 21 2019
The Liberty Lines: How the Underground Railroad Spurred the Civil War

A moving history in song & story presented at the historic Maple Street Chapel by a 7-member ensemble cast.

A program of authentic spirituals & folk songs interspersed with readings from 19th century slave narratives & other primary sources. A moving History in song & story compiled and produced by Andrew Calhoun.

The history of the Underground Railroad is traced as a grassroots movement of conscience which spurred the Civil War. Readings include the true story of “Eliza” crossing the ice from Bound for Canaan by Fergus Bordewich; The Fugitive Blacksmith by James W. C. Pennington; Frederick

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Tickets are $20 each in advance and $25 on day of show. Advanced tickets are available online now through September 20 (save $5) at:

Or to purchase by check and receive the discount ($20 per ticket), please send your check by September 12th, payable to:
Andrew Calhoun
PO Box 83
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Seating is general admission, first come, first choice. Doors open at 7:00pm.

Please direct any questions regarding tickets, the venue, or the program to Melissa Dagenhart via email at


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