The Untold story of an American Hero
Posted on October 12, 2019
by Dorris Keeven-Franke
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When Lincoln, a personal friend to Eliot, was assassinated, the formerly enslaved wanted a monument to Lincoln, and St. Louis’ former slave, Archer Alexander would be the one, to represent them, rising up and as Eliot says “breaking his own chains”.
Category: UncategorizedTags: Abolitionist, Archer Alexander, Dorris Keeven-Franke, St. Louis, William Greenleaf Eliot
Dorris Keeven-Franke is an Award-winning author, public historian, and professional genealogist
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