Lectures

The Slave Experience and the Underground Railroad

When: Tue., March 17, 7 p.m. 2015

Pittsford native Jerry Bennett, will help attendees follow the slaver's ship from England to West Africa, drop down into the ship's hold as she sails across the Atlantic's Middle Passage toward the Americas, witness the sale on the auction block in the South, view life on the plantation, imagine the escape and envision life on the run while meeting the many heroes on the Underground Railroad's routes to freedom. Bennett will share maps, songs, books, handouts and stories to round out this very unique presentation.

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