Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Hosted by the Framingham Public Library and the Framingham History Center Thursday June 17, 2021 @ 7 pm Register here Despite the fact that slavery had been effectively abolished since the 1780s, Framingham, like many other New England towns and cities, maintained a complicated relationship to slavery and abolition throughout the 19th century, according to … Continue reading Event | A Town Divided: Framingham, Slavery, and the Civil War with Mary McNeil 6/17

Event: GLC Book Talk with Alice Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War 4/8 @ 7 pm

hosted by the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 7:00 - 9:00 pm Register here Alice Baumgartner, in conversation with David Blight about her book, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War (Basic Books 2020) Thousands of people in … Continue reading Event: GLC Book Talk with Alice Baumgartner, South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to Civil War 4/8 @ 7 pm