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Special Event: Inaugural Lecture of the Obed & Charlotte Dickinson Lecture Series in #SalemOR – Oct. 28th

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Dr. Jennifer Jopp, Professor of History at Willamette University will deliver the Inaugural lecture

Fighting the Good Fight –
Obed Dickenson & the Struggle for Racial Justice in Oregon

Friday, October 28, 2016, 7:00 PM

First Congregational United Church of Christ
700 Marion St. NE
Salem, Oregon

Join us for the first in the Obed & Charlotte Dickinson Lecture Series!

Willamette University history professor Dr. Jennifer Jopp discusses the period of time when Obed Dickinson, the first pastor of Salem’s First Congregational Church, preached against the sins of slavery.
Abolitionists Obed and Charlotte Dickinson served the cause of racial justice at First Congregational Church in Salem, Oregon when Obed served as the church’s first pastor (1852-1867).
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