History Happy Hour- Central Virginia: The Life and Times of Elizabeth Keckly

History Happy Hour- Central Virginia: The Life and Times of Elizabeth Keckly

Location: 

Off Site at Macado's, 200 E 3rd St, Farmville, VA 23901

Co-sponsors and Partners: 

Macado's Farmville

Born into enslavement in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, Elizabeth Keckly purchased her freedom and gained renown as a dress designer to both Varina Davis and Mary Lincoln. Discover how Keckly became a confidant to Mrs. Lincoln, and helped to establish an organization dedicated to easing the suffering of newly freed people in contraband camps. With Elvatrice Belsches, Central Virginia African-American Genealogical and Historical Society.

As space is limited, reservations are strongly encouraged and can be made by contacting Josie Butler at jbutler@acwm.org or 434-352-5791 ext. 203. Come early to grab a drink and a good seat.

Cost: 

Free, Drinks are on you, History is on us

Program Date: 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:30pm

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