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VIRTUAL | After 1864: What Happened Next-Family Days Virtual Program

February 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In 1864, the state of Maryland declared slavery illegal, and any person who had been enslaved was granted freedom. At Hampton, where over 500 men, women, and children had been enslaved over a period of more than 100 years, many enslaved men, women, and children now had to decide what would happen next. Learn about stories of newly freed people who had labored in many different ways across Hampton Plantation. What choices were available to them? What would this new way of life look like? Using archival records, historians and curators continue to piece together these important stories.
Children under 12 must be accompanied on the Zoom session by an adult.
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February 20
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Hampton National Historic Site
410 823-1309 x251
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