Two lectures offered by Moffatt-Ladd House in Portsmouth, New Hampshire

On Tuesday, Jan, 12, at 6:30 p.m., Dr. Jared Ross Hardesty, associate professor of history at Western Washington University will give a lecture geared toward the needs of teachers and museum educators, entitled “Confronting Slavery in Early New England: History, Sources and Interpretation.”  This session will include a discussion of primary source materials;  tips on finding research materials and documents; and a group discussion about incorporating primary sources into lesson plans and museum education programs.  Teachers can earn credit hours upon completion.

His second presentation, “Black Lives, Native Lands, White Worlds: A History of Slavery in New England,” on Thursday, Jan. 14, at 6:30 p.m. will be a shorter book lecture and discussion open to the public.

To register for a session, email Jennifer Belmont-Earl at  You will receive a Zoom link ahead of time.

Admission is free and open to the public but donations are welcome.

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