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The Legendary Still Family of the Pines


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. Join naturalist John Volpa for a short walk in the pines and 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.