Exhibit of Milly Sawyers Documents Tonight at Gillioz

A display of historical documents from the Greene County Archives concerning the case of Milly Sawyers will be shown tonight at the Gillioz Theatre in downtown Springfield.

According to Greene County Clerk Shane Schoeller, the display will show the documents related to the lawsuit in 1834 that earned Sawyers her freedom.

The free exhibit will be on display at the Gillioz from 5:30 to 7 p.m. tonight, Friday, February 7, 2020, with County Clerk Schoeller on site from 5:30 to 6 p.m. to answer questions.

The evening will conclude with a performance of “the Milly Project” telling Sawyers’ story.

Anyone needed more information can contact 417-868-4060.

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