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8th Annual Peterboro Emancipation Day

Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: 5304 Oxbow Rd, Peterboro NY
Description: 8th Annual Peterboro Emancipation Day Saturday, August 5, 2017 9:00 Exhibits Open 9:30 Registration 10:00 Morning Assembly & Announcements (Corpin, Martin, and Smith) Djed Snead aka Rev. Jermain Wesley Loguen (1813-1872) speaks of his AME churches, Smith, and Timbuctoo Processional to Cemetery to Lay Wreaths for a person "born in slavery" and "died free," and for Gerrit Smith Guided Tour of Freedom Seeker Graves with Donna Dorrance Burdick, Smithfield Town Historian 1:00 National Abolition Hall of Fame and Museum Exhibits Include Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. 2:00 Norman K. Dann PhD: Gerrit Smith: Practical Dreamer 3:00 Amy Godine: Dreaming of Timbuctoo 4:00 Voting Rights 1846 - 2017 Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark 5304 Oxbow Road PO Box 6 Peterboro NY 13134 315-280-8828 info@gerritsmith.org www.PeterboroNY.org
Contact Information:
Dot Willsey
315-684-3262
 

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