Tuesday, June  22 at 7:00 . . . .
The Underground Railroad in Ohio Courts

Roy Nichols is returning to the Big Walnut Area Historical Society to talk about “The Underground Railroad in the Ohio Courts” at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, June 22. The virtual program will be available via Zoom.

His presentation focuses on Ohio's Underground Railroad Court Cases which arose under the Fugitive Slave Law.

Nichols graduated from Gordon College north of Boston then Cleveland-Marshall Law School. He also studied at Oberlin College and the Free University of Amsterdam.

                Roy Nichols

He taught History and Government before becoming an attorney with the state of Ohio for 10+ years. Then Roy practiced law for 24 years.

In retirement he became a storyteller, plays Santa and gives historical presentations, and performs in Vaudvillities shows.

Roy finds time to be a member of an Underground Railroad Study Group, as well as the Ohio History Connection, Westerville Historical Society and two Civil War Round Table groups.

Zoom link will be emailed a week before program to all who receive this newsletter via email. If you use Zoom but get the newsletter another way, send an email to info@BigWalnutHistory.org and the Zoom link will be emailed to you.

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