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Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont

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February 8, 2023: 7:00 pm

“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.

The illustrated talk brings the narrative of one slave out of anonymity and explores his life and pursuit of freedom.


February 8, 2023
7:00 pm
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Dorothea Penar
(802) 985-3761


Shelburne Town Hall
5376 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT 05482 United States
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