Throughout the month of July, historians and educators continue to examine the many interpretations of “Independence here at Middleton Place with the 18th Century and Revolutionary War as a base and backdrop.
Tuesday – 12 PM (Noon) “Let’s Talk Tuesday”
July 14 – Charles Middleton
Interpreter and historian Jamal Hall will present his program on self-emancipated Charles Middleton, returning to the plantation to say goodbye to his parents one last time before taking his chances and running away. Often, during the War for Independence, escaped enslaved people ran to the British lines, where they had been promised freedom upon the conclusion of the war.
Thursday – 12 PM (Noon) “Explore More Thursday”
July 16 – Camp Followers
Join Carin Bloom and a diverse group of guest historians from On The Army’s Strength, Inc. to hear a different perspective of encampment, including how ladies on both sides of the conflict experience life with the Armies. Livestreamed on Facebook.
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