John Creighton Day set for 25th
CAMBRIDGE — The Harriet Tubman Organization in Cambridge, will host an afternoon event that will feature selected inspirational songs to celebrate John J. Creighton’s Day Sunday, June 25.
Creighton, who died in 2015, was a historian, researcher, poet and humanitarian who played a significant part in the national, state, and local initiatives about the life stories of Harriet Tubman. In the late 1960s, he began his local historical research of the relevant geographic areas associated with Tubman’s extended family and her work on the Underground Railroad.
The program is from 3 to 4 p.m. with reflections of Creighton shared by several of his friends and musical selections sang by the talented vocalists Karen Somer ville and Rennae McKinney.
To completely celebrate his special day as recognized by the City of Cambridge, guests will be treated to cake and ice cream.
This musical event is free and open to the public. The Harriet Tubman Organization is located at 424 Race St., Cambridge. Join in celebrating Creighton’s contributions to the community.
For more information, contact Pat Lewis at 443-207-6328 or Christi Camper at 410463-7225.
Sponsors of the event are The Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Community History Interpretive Project, the Harriet Tubman Organization and the Harrisville Malone Cemetery Maintenance Committee.
JOHN J. CREIGHTON