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Troubled Refuge: Struggling for Freedom in the Civil War

February 10, 2017

Chandra Manning, an American historian who gained her doctorate from Harvard, is a former professor of history at Georgetown University and is now a special advisor at Radcliffe discusses how escaped black women slaves were "contraband" and fled to the safety of the Union soldiers in order to keep their families safe - and together.

Funded project of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. The Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities is a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Time: 3:00 pm

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Falmouth Historical Society Cultural Center
55 Palmer Avenue
Falmouth, MA 02540
United States
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