• Button Farm Living History Center and the History of Slavery in Maryland

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    Name: Button Farm Living History Center and the History of Slavery in Maryland
    Date: November 5, 2019
    Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST
    Event Description:
    Tony Cohen, president of the Menare Foundation and curator of the Button Farm in Germantown, Maryland, will speak about the state’s only living history center depicting 19th century slave plantation life. He will include stories of anti-slavery figures, the location of sanctuary sites and reveal the routes used by freedom seekers throughout the region. He will also discuss his organization’s upcoming book "Great Escapes: Journeys on Maryland's Underground Railroad" to be released in early 2020.
    Location:
    Salem United Methodist Church Community Hall 12 High Street (Rt. 97/Georgia Ave.) Brookeville, MD
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, Nov. 5 7:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    301-774-7772
    Fees/Admission:
    Free. No registration required.