Hosted by Maine College of Art

Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:15 am
free and open to the public | follow link to join event

J.B. Brown Sugar House, from the collections of Maine Historical Society

Historian Seth Goldstein will take you on a virtual walking tour of Portland’s Old Port Neighborhood. Topics discussed will include the Indigenous People of the region and their early conflicts with European colonists, the relationship between Indigenous and African slavery, Portland’s historic Black community, and both the Underground Railroad and Abolition Movement in Portland.

Meadow Dibble, Director of Atlantic Black Box, will introduce this public history project that empowers communities throughout New England to research and reckon with New England’s role in Atlantic world slavery.


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