|Thaddeus Stevens Society Calendar
Saturday, March 3, 2 to 4 p.m. -- The second annual Abolitionists Day will be
held Saturday, March 3, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the GAR Hall at 53 E. Middle
Street in Gettysburg, PA. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
This year the focus is on southern abolitionists and how they should be honored
by both northerners and southerners as part of their heritage. The people to be
portrayed are Frederick Douglass, Levi Coffin, Cassius Clay, Angelina Grimke,
Harriet Jacobs and Elizabeth Van Lew. Dearest Heart band will play Civil War
Friday, April 6, 4:30 to 8 p.m. -- The annual graveside ceremony and Stevens
Day dinner will be held in Lancaster, PA. The graveside ceremony will be held
at 4:30 p.m. at the Shreiner-Concord Cemetery at Mulberry and Chestnut Streets
in Lancaster. The ceremony will be followed at 6 p.m. by a dinner at the Elks
Club, 219 N. Duke Street in Lancaster. The dinner is free to Society and
LancasterHistory.org members. A donation is requested from non-members.