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Dr. Richard Eells' Home

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Dr. Richard Eells' Home

415 Jersey Street

Quincy, Illinois 62301



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Type: Historic LocationsBuildings

Illinois Tourism District: Western

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On this trip Illinois Adventure goes to the home of Dr. Richard Eells in Quincy, IL. Dr. Eells was the vice president of the Adams County Anti-Slavery Society, and in August 1842 an escaped slave named Charlie knocked on his back door. In this episode learn the events that lead to Dr. Eells' arrest and how his case was eventually taken all the way to the Supreme Court.


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