Saturday, March 19, 2022

The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Freeman (online)

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About The Life and Legacy of Elizabeth Freeman (online)

Join long time guide of Naumkeag, Mission House and the Ashley House, Kendra Knisley, for a lecture about the life and legacy of Elizabeth Freeman. This lecture will feature stories on her enslavement in with Colonel Ashley in what is now known as the Ashley House in Sheffield and her fight for freedom which led to her settling down in her own home in Stockbridge where she lived her life as a free woman working closely with the Sedgewick family. In honor of her life and in celebration of Black History Month and Woman’s history month, join us on either date for an hour long lecture hosted via zoom.

Pre-registration required. Please email aduquette@thetrustees.org for more information.

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