by Barbara Kyles

Do you know that Thomas Garrett unabashedly gave life to his abolitionist ideals?

Please read more about Garrett at Black Then…

And read even more about this leader of abolitionism at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia…

Thomas Garrett ambrotype c1850 from Wikipedia

Barbara Kyles is a Miami Township resident who enjoys advocating for social issues and gardening year-round.

Barbara will be publishing a continuing series about Black History for Loveland Magazine.


  1. This is so interesting! My ancestors include many abolitionists, among them John Brown. I’m proud of my roots, which also include Quakers, who abhorred slavery of any kind. Thank you so much for this story, Ms. Kyles! God bless.

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