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Partner Event: Slave Dwelling Project, Cambridge, Maryland

October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - October 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Slave Dwelling Project Comes to Dorchester

On Friday, October 13 at 7:00 p.m., there will be a “Candlelight Remembrance” at the Cambridge Court House (310 Gay St; Cambridge, MD 21613).

On Saturday, October 14, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., there will be events happening all day at Handsell Historic Site in Vienna, MD,

Events include:

  • Joseph McGill of the Slave Dwelling Project “Why We Sleep Tight”
  • Coming to the Table Discussions
  • Inalienable Rights Troupe living history storytellers
  • Storytelling of an Enslaved Woman
  • Negro Spirituals by Karen Somerville and the Sombarkin Trio
  • Dr. Clara Small and Teresa Neild “Enslaved People of Dorchester Serving in the Civil War”
  • Tour of Dorchester African American Historical Sites
  • Food and beverages available for purchase by Two Chicks Catering
  • Cooking demonstrations in Handsell Kitchen by Jerome Bias of Inalienable Rights
  • Roberta Perkins as the Handsell Laundress
  • Ned Hector, African American Revolutionary War soldier and freeman
  • Pocomoke Indian Nation at the Chicone Village with Philip Goldsborough
  • Lenni Lenape of New Jersey “Fry Bread”
  • Tours and History of Handsell House

For complete schedule and more info, CLICK HERE.


October 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
October 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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Handsell Historic Site
4837 Indiantown Road
Vienna, MD 21869 United States
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