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Posted on: January 26, 2017

[ARCHIVED] We Were Here Too! African-Americans in Early Shakopee

We Were Here Too

Join this presentation hosted by the Scott County Historical Society on
February 9, which will feature David Schleper, Senior Research Chair of theShakopee Heritage Society.  Schleper will
share the stories of ten African-Americans who lived and worked in 1800sShakopee, including a slave who escaped from Shakopee; an orderly in the Civil War;
and an African-American man who headed to Montana territory with Thomas A.Holmes

For more information, contact the SCHS at 952-445-0378 or e-mail
Stephanie at Free with museum admission ($4/adults, $2/students, free for SCHS
members). The Scott County Historical Society is located at 235 Fuller StreetSouth, Shakopee, three blocks south of the intersection of County Road
101 and Fuller Street.  

Click here to visit the SCHS website.
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