Remembering Wellington and Oberlin’s great escape

White and black, they stood together 150 years ago and freed slave John Price from slave catchers. Carlisle Township residents Janice Brooks and her daughter, Charlotte Sizemore, couldn’t be prouder of the efforts of Sizemore’s great-great-great-grandfather Matthew Gillett, a white Wellington farmer who took part in the Sept. 13, 1858, Oberlin-Wellington Rescue. Read More

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