Vermont Humanities

Vermont Reads: Last Night at the Telegraph Club Discussion

St. Johnsbury Community Hub 438 Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury

Come to the St. Johnsbury Hub for an interesting and informative community book discussion of the Vermont Reads book Last Night at the Telegraph Club facilitated by Alan Berolzheimer.

Finding Jesse: A Fugitive from Slavery in Vermont

Orwell Free Library 473 Main St, Orwell

“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.