1619 Exhibit Community Commemoration Ceremony

Closing ceremony for the “1619: Arrival of the First Africans Traveling Exhibit” sponsored, in part, by Vermont Racial Justice Alliance and the Fletcher Free Library   

Drawing on the latest research, the “1619: Arrival of the First Africans Traveling Exhibit” from the Hampton History Museum (VA) tells the story of the Africans’ home in Angola, how they came to be enslaved aboard a Spanish slave ship San Juan Bautista, the terrible 10,000 nautical mile voyage that brought them to Virginia, and their lives on the farms and plantations in the new colony.

Date: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

1619: Arrival of the First Africans Traveling Exhibit from the Hampton History Museum

The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance and Fletcher Free Library presents the 1619: Arrival of the First Africans Traveling Exhibit from the Hampton History Museum (VA).  Drawing on the latest research, this exhibit tells the story of the Africans' home in Angola, how they came to be enslaved aboard a Spanish slave ship San Juan Bautista, the terrible 10,000 nautical mile voyage that brought them to Virginia, and their lives on the farms and plantations in the new colony. 

 

Date: 
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Family Drum Circle

Play the beat of your heart, feel the heartbeat of the world. Join our community drum circle -- everybody plays a drum!

 

Part of Highlight BTV

Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Friends Pop Up Book Sale

Date: 
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Friends Pop Up Book Sale

Date: 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

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