“Freedom Seekers and Quindaro” with Gary Jenkins and Jimmy Johnson
The former town of Quindaro, located in what now is Kansas City, Kansas, was established by abolitionists in 1856. Local filmmaker Gary Jenkins will show the Quindaro section of his latest documentary, Freedom Seekers: Stories from the Western Underground Railroad. Archaeologist Jimmy Johnson, whose great grandfather escaped from a Platte County farm through Quindaro, will talk about the archaeology of the site. The full length documentary: Tuesday, May 15, 7 p.m., Bragg.