An exclusive Live Webinar
Legendary Still Family of the Pines
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If you’ve seen the 2019 Oscar nominated film Harriet, which chronicles the life of Harriet Tubman, then you were introduced to one of the Still brothers, William, an Underground Railroad station agent in Philadelphia. You may not know that William’s older brother, James, was known as the Black Doctor of the Pines.
Length ~75 minutes Cost $10
Thank you so much for this webinar, it was perfect. Took my mind off the virus for an hour. Really needed that. Faith B.
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Travel back through time to discover some of the medicinal plants Dr. Still used in his practice. Along the way you’ll be enthralled hearing the amazing story of their parents’ bondage, then freedom, to create this family’s genuine American story which is unique because its set in West Jersey. We’ll discover:
Why West Jersey had an early Underground Railroad network
Which plants were commonly used by herbalists like Dr. Still
How basic education can make a huge difference in one’s life
About John Volpa
Taking any journey with John Volpa is a quest for the curious. John’s knack for synthesizing a diverse variety of topics into a cohesive and meaningful whole is captivating. Whether you’re paddling a kayak, walking the trail, riding the bus, or in a classroom, his unique teaching style will lead you to places that tickle the imagination and provide food for thought to be savored long after the experience.
John’s public school teaching career of thirty-seven years, combined with twenty-two years of leading outdoor adventures, plus a lifetime of rich personal experience, make for a memorable adventure, be it online or in person. Join him for any or all of his webinars now being offered by Pinelands Adventures. Each of the programs stands alone as per your interests, but viewing them in the order in which they’re listed will have a much greater cumulative impact.