Calendar of Events

Humanities for Everyone

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Essex Memorial Hall

+ Google Map
5 Towers Rd
Essex Junction, VT 05452 United States

August 2019

The War before the War: Radical Abolition in Antebellum America

August 14
7:00 pm
Essex Memorial Hall, Essex Junction
Image of abolitionist print

A new wave of antislavery thinking swept the country in the 1830s as some churches demanded immediate emancipation of slaves and equal rights for free blacks. In this illustrated lecture, Rokeby Museum Director Jane Williamson presents the philosophies, strategies, and tactics of these abolitionists. Read More »

+ Export Events