• Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour

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    Name: Slavery to Freedom Walking Tour
    Date: October 7, 2023
    Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
    Event Description:
    Join Jarrett Zeman for this new walking tour on the history of slavery and abolitionism in Marblehead. Ever since Marbleheaders built the Desire, the first ship to transport enslaved people to Massachusetts Bay Colony, Marblehead has experienced close links to slavery. You'll see sites of local slavery from the 1700s, as well as sites from the 1800s where black and white abolitionists fought for freedom from the pulpit, the ballot box, and the Underground Railroad. Limit of 20 people per tour. The rain date is Sunday, October 8 at 10am.
    The tour begins outside Abbot Hall.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, October 7 10am
    Contact Information:
    $10 for Museum Members $15 for General Public
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