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MARGARET GARNER GALLERY TALK WITH #NURFCPres DR. NEWSOME

 

MEMBER PROGRAM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 6:30 PM

EVERYDAY FREEDOM HEROES GALLERY

 

Join National Underground Railroad Freedom Center President Dr. Clarence G. Newsome as he explores the life and legacy of Margaret Garner. Garner was a former enslaved woman seen by the world as a heroine who sacrificed "killed" her daughter rather than see her returned to slavery.

Image: Large cooking pot excavated from Gaines plantation in Northern Kentucky where Garner was enslaved. It is on display in the From Slavery to Freedom gallery. 

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Event Date: 
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 6:30pm