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History Happy Hour: Beyond Shackles–The Fight for Freedom
August 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
By the mid-nineteenth century, not all African Americans were enslaved. Some were free, some were abolitionists and spies, and some were part of the Underground Railroad. Others became the first African Americans to contribute and serve aboard the US Navy’s first ironclad, the USS Monitor.
With Wisteria Perry, Manager, Interpretation and Community Outreach, The Mariners’ Museum and Park