The Blairsville Area Underground Railroad has partnered with Revital Brewing on Wayne Avenue, Indiana to announce the Freedom Seeker Beer series.
The beer series will be released on Saturday, June 26th, from 3pm to 9pm in the new upstairs area of Revital Brewing. The joint venture will partially benefit the Blairsville Underground Railroad History Center and Museum at 214 S. East Lane in Blairsville.
“We were thrilled when Revital Brewing approached us in search of a project to support a local African-American affiliate. UGRR not only has economic benefits, but also this We can better fulfill our mission of preserving and presenting stories of brave men, women and children who are free to use the network, “says Dennis Jennings Doyle. Director of the Blair’s Building Area Underground Railroad and History Center. “We have identified nearly 100 UGRR conductors in Indiana County. There are many other stories to tell, and there are stories that impress and inspire people. Our hope is that through such an event, our neighbors. Keep telling them with the help of. “
Each four pack of Freedom Seeker Beer available for purchase at the release event contains four different beers featuring two Freedom Seekers and two conductors.
Each can shares the story of a courageous escape from enslavement and a journey to freedom, or the story of a conductor who helped the way to freedom along a network of subway roads.
Initial offers include Scotch ale, hazy IPA, lager and wheat beer.
“When I visit the Blair’s Building Museum and read these stories, I have to be broken, surprised, and deeply proud,” said Luke McKelby of Revital Brewing. “These were true heroes who lived on the same streets as us, traveling and helping. This collaboration with the Subway Museum tells only 4,000 of the thousands of stories out there. I’ll emphasize it, but it’s an honor to help tell them. “
Blair’s Building UGRR has information and a mini-exhibition from the Underground Railroad History Center at hand. Music entertainment for the event will be provided by George Byich of Black Cat Moan.
For more information on the Freedom Seeker Beer series, see Levity Brewing Co. Please contact ((724) 427-5665).Schedule a visit to the Blairsville UGRR History Center, or call (724) 343-1014 for more information or online Undergroundrailroadblairsvillepa.com..
Blairsville Underground Railroad is a 501c3 organization in Blairsville dedicated to preserving the stories of brave men, women and children who are free to use this network.
Blair’s Building Area UGRR, Levity Partner of Freedom Seeker Beer Series | News
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