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 era music.
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 event will include a dance performance by the Theatre for Transformation about the 14th Amendment. 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.