Spotlight on Knox and Underground Railroad

n-2014-12-12-muelder-kwqcFrom: KWQC TV 6 (Davenport, IA) –

TV reporter Fran Riley interviews Owen Muelder, director of the Galesburg Colony Underground Railroad Freedom Center at Knox College

In the Knox College archives, there are items which chronicle this significant piece of the past. One of the rare items in the collection is Reverend Samuel Wright’s diary. It is one of the best hand written accounts of activity along the Underground Railroad… Muelder told KWQC: “This is the story of people who took remarkable risks to achieve their freedom… It is also the first integrated social movement in American history…” Read more…