To Set Them Free: Abolitionism and Laurel Hill

To Set Them Free: Abolitionism and Laurel Hill

Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Philadelphia played a central and indelible part in the struggle to end the evil that was slavery, even as the city itself was sharply and fiercely divided on the issue. Many Philadelphians who made it their purpose to crusade against the institutionalized bondage of African-Americans did so against great opposition and often, great personal danger. Yet, they fought unflinchingly, eventually leading to the Emancipation Proclamation issued on January 1,1863. On this tour, hear the tales of their struggles and courage as we remember those who fought the good fight against that terrible scourge.

This talk will take place on Sunday, June 28 at 1:00pm, virtually through a Zoom meeting. A What to Expect email will be sent to all ticket holders before the talk starts with information on how to log in. (Please note, tickets will be on sale until 12 pm on Sunday, June 28, 2020.)

Ticket pricing is $10/General Admission, $8/Seniors (65 & Up), $8/Students with ID, & $5/Members.

Tour Guide: Russ Dodge

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