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President Washington: An Enslaved Woman’s Perspective

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

Join living historian Cheyney McKnight to discuss George Washington’s views on slavery, drawn from his correspondence and personal accounts. Mcknight talks about Washington’s interaction with his enslaved plantation workers as well as patriot and loyalist soldiers. Share your opinions on how Washington’s actions and beliefs on slavery affect the way we view the war hero and first President of the United States.

Two presentations, at 11am and 2pm.

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Date:
February 19
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Venue

Federal Hall
26 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005
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Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Event Tags:
, ,

Venue

Federal Hall
26 Wall St.
New York, NY 10005
+ Google Map