Bookmarked: Zoom Book Club

Presented by York County History Center at York County Historical Society Museum, York

February 28, 2022

February 28th at 7 PM- The Ground Swallowed Them Up  by Scott Mingus

Bookmarked the zoom book club will focus on The Ground Swallowed Them Up for its first meeting of the year. Mingus' book details how York County was a significant pathway for runaway slaves seeking freedom throughout the 1800s. He showcases several networks that were developed to aid the enslaved people. These included a Quaker system, one involving free blacks, and a third with several of York's leading Pennsylvania...

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February 28th at 7 PM- The Ground Swallowed Them Up  by Scott Mingus

Bookmarked the zoom book club will focus on The Ground Swallowed Them Up for its first meeting of the year. Mingus' book details how York County was a significant pathway for runaway slaves seeking freedom throughout the 1800s. He showcases several networks that were developed to aid the enslaved people. These included a Quaker system, one involving free blacks, and a third with several of York's leading Pennsylvania Germans as conductors. This meeting of Bookmarked will include a visit from author Scott Mingus.

We ask you to register for the book club before February 18th to make sure all members have time to read the book. Scott Mingus' book can be purchased at the York County History Center store. Once registered you will have access to a promo code for purchasing the 2022 book club picks. If you are local to the area you can check out the book through the York County Libraries.

Come prepared with questions and insight! To help guide discussion club members will receive a discussion sheet prior to the meeting. The meeting will be led by co-facilitators and History Center members Rich Randall and Dr. Scott Deisley.

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Dates & times

Mon, Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm

Admission

Free Admission Registration is required no later than February 18th Register here

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