150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

This event has been cancelled. The National Park Service will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation at the Old Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, MO, on New Year’s Eve, December 31, from 8 p.m. to midnight.  They will have music, speeches and historic characters.  Come in your 19th century attire, and help remember this historic event in our history.

New Turner Brigade Website Debuts

An updated website for the Turner Brigade is now up.   www.turnerbrigade.org now directs to a new WordPress-based site. The turnerbrigade.wordpress.com site served as a prototype of the new site, which is organized much like the old site but with an new look. Check it out.