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Plugged In To History | Week of July 6

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Exploring Independence
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 7

Historian Carin Bloom will present a paper given to the 2019 National Conference of Sons of the American Revolution on Lucy Banbury, who escaped enslavement of Arthur Middleton in 1777. Learn how Lucy’s freedom eventually took her back to Sierra Leone in Africa. Livestreamed on Facebook.

 

Thursday – 12 PM (Noon) “Explore More Thursday”
July 9

Join us for a conversation with historians Bob Sherman and Carin Bloom about the encampment of Nathanael Greene’s Continental Army at Ashley Hill. Hear what the late War for Independence looked like, including the makeup of the Continental Army.  Livestreamed on Facebook.

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