Thu, Aug 20 | Zoom 7PM

Black History in the Adirondacks: Harpers Ferry and the Execution of John Brown

Tom McGrath - Hanging from the Beam: Harpers Ferry and the Execution of John Brown.
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Black History in the Adirondacks: Harpers Ferry and the Execution of John Brown

Time & Location

Aug 20, 2020, 7:00 PM EDT
Zoom 7PM

About the Event

By 1859 John Brown was convinced that extreme measures must be taken to abolish slavery. This lecture follows Brown’s failed attempt to start a slave insurrection at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, his trial, and public execution. We will then follow Brown’s body through the Adirondacks to his final resting place in North Elba.

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