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Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont

October 14
7:00 pm


Cambridge Historical Society
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“Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont” traces Jesse’s life from enslavement in North Carolina to freedom in Vermont. His story is told through letters in the collection at Rokeby Museum and documents at the North Carolina State Archives. This illustrated talk by Jane Williamson brings the narrative of one slave out of anonymity and explores his life and pursuit of freedom.

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Georgeana Little
Phone:
(802) 335-2002

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Cambridge Historical Society
49 School St
Jeffersonville, VT 05464 United States
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Website:
www.cambridgehistoricalsociety.org